[ITP] khronos-opengl-registry

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Apr 16 14:04:00 GMT 2011

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 11:45:55AM +0100, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>Building the XWin X server requires a machine-readable description of the
>OpenGL interface, in order to generate wrapper code.
>Currently, these files are directly fetched during the build, but this causes
>certain problems (e.g. [1]), so X server 1.11 will change to looking for a
>package containing these files, at which time this package will become a
>build-time dependency of the X server.
>The files this package contains are available from
>http://www.opengl.org/registry/, and licensed under the SGI Free Software B
>License Version 2.0 (which is identical to the X11 license)
>This package isn't needed and doesn't exist in Linux distributions, so votes
>are required.
>Proposed setup.hint:
>category: X11
>sdesc: "Khronos OpenGL registry databases"
>ldesc: "Khronos Group OpenGL Registry databases defining the APIs and reserved
>enumerant ranges for OpenGL, GLX, and WGL."
>[1] http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2011-January/017959.html

Looks good.  Please add it to the distro.


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