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authorBrian Paul <>2009-01-22 09:58:52 -0700
committerAlan Hourihane <>2009-01-29 00:59:52 +0000
commitbbcbf4f6804a098e06420736c281f353760b335c (patch)
tree6d244763bdff91295a4a4ebe100b07a303126525 /docs
parente74be3f08ec023ffe7c9e79a5ab589d3a12f3a3f (diff)
docs: assorted updates, link fixes
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4 files changed, 49 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/docs/contents.html b/docs/contents.html
index b348d3d17f3..1dca3a228d9 100644
--- a/docs/contents.html
+++ b/docs/contents.html
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ a:visited {
<li><a href="lists.html" target="MainFrame">Mailing Lists</a>
<li><a href="bugs.html" target="MainFrame">Bug Database</a>
<li><a href="webmaster.html" target="MainFrame">Webmaster</a>
-<li><a href="" target="MainFrame">Wiki</a>
+<li><a href="" target="_parent">Mesa/DRI Wiki</a>
<b>User Topics</b>
diff --git a/docs/envvars.html b/docs/envvars.html
index 7b64dc9fefe..7fd9fe7c0a8 100644
--- a/docs/envvars.html
+++ b/docs/envvars.html
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ Setting this variable automatically sets the MESA_TEX_PROG variable as well.
The following are only applicable to the Xlib software driver.
-See <A HREF="README.X11">README.X11</A> for details.
+See the <A HREF="xlibdriver.html">Xlib software driver page</A> for details.
<li>MESA_RGB_VISUAL - specifies the X visual and depth for RGB mode
diff --git a/docs/helpwanted.html b/docs/helpwanted.html
index 4cd92b97a95..34afe49f752 100644
--- a/docs/helpwanted.html
+++ b/docs/helpwanted.html
@@ -15,17 +15,40 @@ Here are some specific ideas and areas where help would be appreciated:
-Enable -Wstrict-aliasing=2 -fstrict-aliasing and track down aliasing
+<b>Driver patching and testing.</b>
+Patches are often posted to the mesa3d-dev mailing list, but aren't
+immediately checked into git because not enough people are testing them.
+Just applying patches, testing and reporting back is helpful.
+<b>Driver debugging.</b>
+There are plenty of open bugs in the bug database.
+<b>Remove aliasing warnings.</b>
+Enable gcc -Wstrict-aliasing=2 -fstrict-aliasing and track down aliasing
issues in the code.
-Windows 98/NT driver building, maintenance and testing
+<b>Windows driver building, testing and maintenance.</b>
+The Visual Studio project files aren't always updated in a timely manner
+when new source files are added or old ones are removed.
+Fixing these tends to delay new Mesa releases.
+<b>Maintenance and testing of lesser-used drivers.</b>
+Drivers such as DOS/DJGPP, GGI, etc that aren't being maintained are being
+deprecated starting in Mesa 7.3.
+<b>Contribute more tests to
+<a href="" target="_parent">glean</a>.</b>
-Maintenance and testing of lesser-used drivers, such as DOS/DJGPP, GGI, etc.
+<b>Automatic testing.
+It would be great if someone would set up an automated system for grabbing
+the latest Mesa code and run tests (such as glean) then report issues to
+the mailing list.
-If you want to help with Mesa, first join the Mesa developer's
+If you want to do something new in Mesa, first join the Mesa developer's
mailing list.
Then post a message to propose what you want to do, just to make sure
there's no issues.
diff --git a/docs/systems.html b/docs/systems.html
index 340f528af13..5137b074e28 100644
--- a/docs/systems.html
+++ b/docs/systems.html
@@ -27,16 +27,27 @@ the Amiga, Apple Macintosh, BeOS, NeXT, OS/2, MS-DOS, VMS, Windows
-Details about particular drivers follows.
-Be warned that some drivers may be out of date and no longer function.
+Details about particular drivers follows:
-<LI><a href="xlibdriver.html">Xlib driver</a> for the X Window System
-<li><a href="" target="_parent">
-DRI hardware drivers</a> for the X window system
+<li><a href="" target="_parent"> DRI hardware
+drivers</a> for the X Window System
+<LI><a href="xlibdriver.html">Xlib software driver</a> for the X Window System
+and Unix-like operating systems
<LI>Microsoft Windows <A HREF="README.WIN32">(README.WIN32)</A>
+<h2>Deprecated Systems</h2>
+These drivers have not been maintained and are being deprecated.
+They can be saved if someone steps up to help.
<LI>3dfx/Glide <A HREF="README.3DFX">(README.3DFX)</A>
@@ -49,6 +60,10 @@ DRI hardware drivers</a> for the X window system
<LI>OpenStep <A HREF="README.OpenStep">(README.OpenStep)</A>
+And for historical reference:
<LI><a href="" target="_parent">Utah GLX drivers</a>