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On Monday 27 November 2000 17:44, Brian Paul wrote:
> Olivier Michel wrote:
> > Sven Goethel wrote:
> > > Thanxs a lot !
> > >
> > > How about integrating the SGI GLU Sources to the Mesa distribution ?
> > > Did you asked Brian ?
> > Yes. Brian told me that he would like to see this SGI GLU integrated
> > into Mesa in a forthcoming version of Mesa, but I cannot tell you when.
> I haven't started that work either, yet.
> > There may be problems with mixing different licenses into a single
> > package... (SGI OSS license is different from Mesa LGPL, don't ask me
> > where!).
> The main Mesa library is not LGPL, it's copyrighted XFree86-style.
> There are some other components in the Mesa distro such as GLUT, GLU
> and some drivers which have other copyrights. It's explained in
> the docs.
> The SI GLU copyright is compatible with XFree86 so there should be
> no problem including the sources with Mesa. The concern I have is
> what to do for people who do not have a C++ compiler. If they
> can't compile the SI GLU they'll either need to use the old Mesa
> GLU or find a precompiled library for their system. And until
> they solve that, they can't run many of the Mesa demos, etc.
Aehem, well, but how about splitting the Mesa distribution from:
MesaLib & MesaDemos
MesaLib & (MesaSGIGLU || MesaGLU) & MesaDemos
where, of course, the MesaSGIGLU is preferred ..
just an idea.
another Q: why do you revert the MesaGLU to GLU 1.1 ?
kind regards, sven
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