Re: 3D acceleration for Radeon 9600 Pro chip on PowerBook G4
Do I create the patch file from the two existing .diff files I have?
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> On Nov 30, 2014, at 2:30 AM, Riccardo Mottola <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Herminio,
> Herminio Hernandez, Jr. wrote:
>> This what I have done so far and I plan to do :
>> 1. I have downloaded the source code for libgl1-mesa-dri
>> now the version I have is 10.3.2 in the threads it look like this patch was applied to 10.1.1 will that be an issue?
>> 2. I have not done a patch before so I am following the instruction here <http://jungels.net/articles/diff-patch-ten-minutes.html>. If anyone has objects please let me know.
>> 3. After I applycj the pat I just compile and install the driver or should I uninstall the current one before I install this one?
> I'd follow a different route, the one I followed to test patches against drivers. Build yourself a patched debian package. That way you build from source with eventually other useful debian configurations and patches. You get a "drop in" replacement.
> I followed these instruction:
> - create a file with the patch: mach64.patch
> - install dpkg-dev: apt-get install dpkg-dev
> - get and extract the package source: apt-get source xf86-video-mach64
> - cd into the directory
> - apply the patch: patch -p1 -i ../mach64.patch
> - compile and create the binary package: dpkg-buildpackage -nc -us -uc
> - install the package: dpkg -i ../xf86-video-mach64_n.n.n_powerpc.deb
> With some adaptation in the filenames, I hope they can be useful for you too!
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