[Libre-soc-dev] Loading Vulkan Driver

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 20:10:09 BST 2020

On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 1:26 AM vivek pandya <vivekvpandya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Cole for putting things together.  I believe my setup is more or
> less the same and I feel that the instructions you have shared on the doc
> is enough for building mesa.
> The problem you see while using `-Dvulkan-drivers=libre-soc` is because
> upstream mesa git repo does not have libre-soc related source code.
> It lives here
> https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/vivekvpandya/mesa/-/tree/libresoc_dev/
> and soon I will push the same code on libre-soc git repo.
> So please give above source a build try with `-Dvulkan-drivers=libre-soc`
> in meson configuration command
> on successful build and install you should see a json file for libresoc
> vulkan driver in <install_dir>/share/vulkan/icd.d path like following:
> vivek at vivek-VirtualBox:~/install/share/vulkan/icd.d$ ls
> libresoc_icd.x86_64.json
> and libvulkan_libresoc.so file in <install_dir>/lib/<folder_name_basedon_OS
> _and_arch> like following:
> vivek at vivek-VirtualBox:~/install/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu$ ls
> dri              libglapi.so.0.0.0      libGL.so.1.2.0
> libEGL.so        libGLESv1_CM.so        libvulkan_libresoc.so

Ah, fantastic, thanks Vivek, I really appreciate your help and
willingness to clarify these things for me :)

Will update you and luke about my success on the bug report.


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