Mesa is broken
This issue was created automatically from an original Mantis Issue. Further discussion may take place here.
Mesa is broken using ParaView 3.
Run a normal exodus file, such as can.exo, client/server using Mesa. On hitting Accept, the server will crash with the following:
Process id: 0 >> ERROR: In ...bla.../VTK/Rendering/vtkXOpenGLRenderWindow.cxx line 497 vtkXOpenGLRenderWindow: bad X server connection. DISPLAY=.0
This error is caused because the code at/around line 493 does not have an #ifdef VTK_OPENGL_HAS_OSMESA wrapper, and the appropriate code for Mesa. Search in the file for XOpenDisplay, and what I believe is the proper handling of this call is found lower in this file.
I am assigning this a high priority because it breaks all of the client server systems at Sandia (except feynman). It needs to be fixed by the January 07 release, if possible.