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Old 06-01-2016, 05:09 AM   #1141
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Kernel 4.7rc1 was released today.

www.kernel.org

Might be worth keeping an eye on for /testing.
 
Old 06-01-2016, 06:21 AM   #1142
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Kernel 4.7-rc1 fixed that GPU hangup on my Skylake iGPU for me. Hopefully it gets backported soon.
 
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Old 06-01-2016, 06:50 AM   #1143
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Since lxc 2.x.x, the screen-workaround isn't needed anymore, and "-d" is default now:

Code:
--- rc.lxc.orig 2016-06-01 09:58:13.371585017 +0200
+++ rc.lxc      2016-06-01 10:31:48.810119966 +0200
@@ -17,11 +17,7 @@
     if [ "$(lxc-info -n $CONTAIN -c lxc.start.auto)" = "lxc.start.auto = 1"  ]; then
       if [ "$(/usr/bin/lxc-info -s -n $CONTAIN | grep STOPPED$)" ]; then
         echo "Starting LXC container ${CONTAIN}."
-        if [ -x /usr/bin/screen ]; then
-          /usr/bin/screen -dmS init-${CONTAIN} /usr/bin/lxc-start -n $CONTAIN
-        else
-          /usr/bin/lxc-start -n $CONTAIN -d
-        fi
+        /usr/bin/lxc-start -n $CONTAIN 
         /usr/bin/lxc-wait -n $CONTAIN -s RUNNING
         if [ $? -gt 0 ]; then
           return 2
It may be useful to set the $container as environment-variable, as e.g.
"/etc/rc.d/rc.syslog restart" can't know if it's in a container and is therefore starting klogd.
It may also be handy to have the same initscripts on host and container, then upgrades
within a container would be less errorprone and no extra maintaining of lxc-initscripts were needed.
container=lxc may be done by the lxc-create-template like
Code:
cat << EOF > /etc/default/container
container=lxc
EOF
and checked by rc.S like
Code:
[ -s "/etc/default/container ] && source /etc/default/container
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:22 AM   #1144
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I noticed too that launching containers in a screen wasn't necessary anymore but I thought it wouldn't hurt anyone to leave it there, so I haven't said anything about it...

Quote:
Originally Posted by franzen View Post
It may be useful to set the $container as environment-variable, as e.g.
"/etc/rc.d/rc.syslog restart" can't know if it's in a container and is therefore starting klogd.
It may also be handy to have the same initscripts on host and container, then upgrades
within a container would be less errorprone and no extra maintaining of lxc-initscripts were needed.
container=lxc may be done by the lxc-create-template like
Code:
cat << EOF > /etc/default/container
container=lxc
EOF
and checked by rc.S like
Code:
[ -s "/etc/default/container ] && source /etc/default/container
I haven't proposed that at all at the time (and simply introduced some customized that use the container variable) because doing that would have meant that from there on we have to adapt (and maintain) every init script to be lxc-compliant: having some specific for it seemed less invasive, besides requiring a little more maintaining effort.
 
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Old 06-01-2016, 05:37 PM   #1145
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Quote:
Originally Posted by USUARIONUEVO View Post
linux-4.4.12 , arrives soon

https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/5/30/637
4.4.12 has been released,

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...angeLog-4.4.12


as has, 4.6.1,

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...hangeLog-4.6.1

Last edited by cwizardone; 06-01-2016 at 05:38 PM.
 
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Old 06-01-2016, 11:57 PM   #1146
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Hi,

I wonder if we (well, he) could wait for Mesa 12.0.
Per this article it is going to contain a lot of new code and per this article, it's going to be released in mid-June.

Would it be worth to wait and test, I don't know.
We already are waiting for 14.2 for quite some time, so I wouldn't mind another half year

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Old 06-02-2016, 09:28 AM   #1147
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harfbuzz-1.2.7:

https://github.com/behdad/harfbuzz/blob/master/NEWS

https://www.freedesktop.org/software...-1.2.7.tar.bz2
 
Old 06-02-2016, 11:36 AM   #1148
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atelszewski View Post
Hi,

I wonder if we (well, he) could wait for Mesa 12.0.
Per this article it is going to contain a lot of new code and per this article, it's going to be released in mid-June.

Would it be worth to wait and test, I don't know.
We already are waiting for 14.2 for quite some time, so I wouldn't mind another half year

--
Best regards,
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If Mesa-12.0 is released with RC1 status, and contains new driver code that can be accessed by either DDX or EGL drivers, I would say, why wait? Grab RC1 and either drop it in the mix or pop it into /testing (preferred).

ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/mesa/12.0.0/

Last edited by ReaperX7; 06-02-2016 at 11:38 AM.
 
Old 06-02-2016, 12:24 PM   #1149
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Hi,

Waiting might mean it could be possibly blessed by Pat and by all means I prefer having official stable packages in /slackware.
On the other hand, I don't expect that this release brings any significant improvement for me, since I'm not heavy graphics user and I'm fine with how it is now. Others might have different requirements, though.

--
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Andrzej Telszewski
 
Old 06-02-2016, 12:52 PM   #1150
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gdb 7.11.1 released. https://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/
 
Old 06-02-2016, 01:02 PM   #1151
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atelszewski View Post
Hi,

Waiting might mean it could be possibly blessed by Pat and by all means I prefer having official stable packages in /slackware.
On the other hand, I don't expect that this release brings any significant improvement for me, since I'm not heavy graphics user and I'm fine with how it is now. Others might have different requirements, though.

--
Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski
14.2 is SO close !

If Mesa's past history is any indicator, Mesa 12.x.x is a 'Major Release' and there are often disruptive changes in Major Releases.

see: http://www.mesa3d.org/index.html

Has anyone tried compiling and running Mesa 12.0.rc1 ?

If my vote matters, I would vote to save Mesa version 12.0 for 'the next Slackware Current / Dev Cycle'.

Or ... After Mesa 12.0 is released, maybe place it in testing/ so that we can see what breaks ( if it will even compile on 14.2 ) ?

All too many recently released upstream Libraries and Programs have made fundamental and disruptive changes to interfaces and algorithms( many it seems, revolve around systemd ).

And then there are the NVIDIA-Linux-${ARCH}-${VERSION}.run files which mess with Mesa ...

I would be happy to test Mesa 12.0 as long as I can revert to Mesa 11.x.x if it breaks things.

Placing it in testing/ would give me a way to back it out if things go south.

Thanks for letting me throw $0.02 out there.

-- kjh

p.s. There have been 5 updates to Mesa in Current since I installed on Feb 8.

However all five of these are for Mesa Version 11.x.x.

I expect the same Major Versions to work the same.

Not so when a Major Version Number Changes ...

I keep lists of updates and installs in a an update admin directory ... these are the changes to Mesa since Feb 8
Code:
# grep -i mesa current/updates*.lst zzz-old/updates*lst

current/updates-B60511-042706.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.2-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60229-033051.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.1.2-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60309-073436.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.1.2-x86_64-2.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60407-025801.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.0-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60420-042013.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.1-x86_64-1.txz
 
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Old 06-02-2016, 05:47 PM   #1152
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Mercurial 3.8.3 released
 
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Old 06-02-2016, 06:07 PM   #1153
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Hi,

Quote:
This could be the last batch of updates before 14.2 stable, so please test!
so Mesa stays at what it is now.

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Old 06-02-2016, 08:04 PM   #1154
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kjhambrick View Post
14.2 is SO close !

If Mesa's past history is any indicator, Mesa 12.x.x is a 'Major Release' and there are often disruptive changes in Major Releases.

see: http://www.mesa3d.org/index.html

Has anyone tried compiling and running Mesa 12.0.rc1 ?

If my vote matters, I would vote to save Mesa version 12.0 for 'the next Slackware Current / Dev Cycle'.

Or ... After Mesa 12.0 is released, maybe place it in testing/ so that we can see what breaks ( if it will even compile on 14.2 ) ?

All too many recently released upstream Libraries and Programs have made fundamental and disruptive changes to interfaces and algorithms( many it seems, revolve around systemd ).

And then there are the NVIDIA-Linux-${ARCH}-${VERSION}.run files which mess with Mesa ...

I would be happy to test Mesa 12.0 as long as I can revert to Mesa 11.x.x if it breaks things.

Placing it in testing/ would give me a way to back it out if things go south.

Thanks for letting me throw $0.02 out there.

-- kjh

p.s. There have been 5 updates to Mesa in Current since I installed on Feb 8.

However all five of these are for Mesa Version 11.x.x.

I expect the same Major Versions to work the same.

Not so when a Major Version Number Changes ...

I keep lists of updates and installs in a an update admin directory ... these are the changes to Mesa since Feb 8
Code:
# grep -i mesa current/updates*.lst zzz-old/updates*lst

current/updates-B60511-042706.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.2-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60229-033051.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.1.2-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60309-073436.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.1.2-x86_64-2.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60407-025801.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.0-x86_64-1.txz
zzz-old/updates-B60420-042013.lst:slackware64/x/mesa-11.2.1-x86_64-1.txz
Nouveau and Nvidia do conflict, which is why the driver package on SBo exists. Plus, you have options when loading the driver to use the DDX drivers for traditional acceleration or EGL though modesetting (kms) and glamoregl.

I would say drop it and kernel 4.7 into /testing since technically /testing is usually reserved for packages that are new and may help, but aren't always tested as thoroughly and may have known or unknown issues.

Personally, I try to run the latest kernel and mesa drivers for my GeForce GTX 460. I use modesetting with glamor enabled. It's not for everyone, but I've never had bad issues with Mesa packages, and usually any built against Mesa doesn't complain about a hardcoded version.
 
Old 06-02-2016, 10:05 PM   #1155
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ReaperX --

Have you tried building and running Mesa 12.0.0rc1 ?

Pat provides the Slackbuild in sources/x/mesa/

And Mesa has a page dedicated to downloading source from their repository: http://www.mesa3d.org/repository.html

Shouldn't be too difficult to modify mesa.SlackBuild to do a `git` and build from the git root dir or make a .tar.xz file and build from the tar.xz file.

Seems like that would be a huge contribution to Slackware IMO ...

One Q I have is how many other apps link against mesa ?

I have no idea ...

I imagine one could invoke ldd on 'everything` to find mesa dependencies or maybe there's a better way to 'find all apps dependent on library libZ.so ?

And then there's 32-bit vs 64-bit.

Sounds like quite a project.

-- kjh

This is the mesa source directory on my local system ( my local repository is home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/ )

Note that there is an EMPTY patches/ directory under ~/source/x/mesa/ ( ~/source/x/mesa/patches/ )
Code:
# ls -la $(find /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/ -type f)

-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015     352 Mar 10  2008 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/README.GIT
-rwxr-xr-x 1 4015 4015     720 Dec 10 21:09 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/get-mesa.sh*
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015 7860932 May  9 08:20 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa-11.2.2.tar.xz
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015     543 May  9 08:20 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa-11.2.2.tar.xz.sig
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015 7223004 Dec  9 15:26 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa-demos-8.3.0.tar.xz
-rwxr-xr-x 1 4015 4015    5817 May  9 12:30 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa.SlackBuild*
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015     425 Apr 16  2015 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa.no.mako.diff.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015      78 Sep 30  2010 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/mesa.url
-rw-r--r-- 1 4015 4015     790 Feb  4  2007 /home/dld/slackware/slackware-current-64/source/x/mesa/slack-desc
 
  


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