On Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:33:44 +0000 Luca Boccassi <luca.bocca...@gmail.com> wrote: > Control: owner -1 tjaal...@debian.org > > On Mon, 2016-01-25 at 09:46 +0200, Timo Aaltonen wrote: > > 24.01.2016, 20:34, Luca Boccassi kirjoitti: > > > * Package name : libglvnd > > > Version : 0~20160122 > > > Upstream Author : NVIDIA Corporation > > > * URL : https://github.com/NVIDIA/libglvnd > > > * License : MIT > > > Programming Lang: C > > > Description : Vendor-neutral OpenGL dispatch layer > > > > > > libglvnd is a Vendor-neutral dispatch layer for arbitrating OpenGL API > > > calls between multiple vendors on a per-screen basis. > > > Currently, only the GLX window-system API and OpenGL are supported, but > > > in the future this library may support EGL and OpenGL ES as well. > > > > > > > > > I am one of the pkg-nvidia maintainers, and we would like to use this > > > ITP to start a discussion about packaging libglvnd with the maintainers > > > of Mesa, X and fglrx. > > > > > > As you might have read news about, NVIDIA has been working on an open > > > source (MIT-like license) vendor-neutral dispatch layer for OpenGL. They > > > have now declared it stable, and their proprietary graphics driver > > > started using it in version 361 . > > > > > > It has been reported that AMD is interested in supporting this library > > > too . > > > > > > Finally, following a discussion on the upstream Mesa mailing list , > > > it has been reported that work is in progress in Mesa too to support > > > this library . > > > > > > Our proposal would be to wait to upload this package until a version of > > > Mesa that can make use of it is released. Then, as a a possible example, > > > we could upload both to Debian experimental, and at the same time switch > > > the proprietary Nvidia drivers to use it, and see how it works. When > > > fglrx gets there too, we should then be able to stop using > > > glx-alternatives-* packages. > > > > > > My proposal for the packaging itself can be found on pkg-nvidia's git > > > . Given upstream doesn't seem to do release tagging, I'm using the > > > 0~<LAST-COMMIT-DATE> format. I split each .so in an individual binary > > > and -dbg package, called *-glvnd[-dbg], plus a common libglvnd-dev. > > > Figuring out precisely the licensing was the fun part, as the code is a > > > mixture of Expat, MIT-like, BSD 1-clause and 3-clause, GPL3 and > > > GNU-permissive :-) > > > > > > Comments? Opinions? ACKs/NACKs? > > > > packaging available at > > > > git://git.debian.org/pkg-xorg/lib/libglvnd.git > > > > but since it hasn't been of any use there was no ITP filed, so thanks > > for that :) > > > > it's not final of course, tests fail and there are probably other issues > > too..
Hi Timo, Any news on uploading this to Stretch? I think upstream Mesa has some initial support merged: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/mesa-dev/2016-May/116346.html https://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/tree/src/glx/glxglvnd.c Thanks! Kind regards, Luca Boccassi
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