Definitely something wrong then. I tried the patches with r600g some days ago and while many 3d applications crashed (Cairo-Dock, Steam, compton, ... sigsegv somewhere in r600g_dri.so), did a 2d fallback (xfce4-terminal, xfce4-panel, ...) or rendered garbage (Chromium) at least it created a cache:
Originally Posted by whitecat
Please note that I didn't even start a game, just the desktop and Chromium.
$ ls ~/.cache/mesa
12193688422293999815.bin 13610198304194110691.bin 349158879344228341.bin
12193688423394689806.bin 1361019830831174043.bin 35282466041955907973.bin
13328931782507786131.bin 1389218944831174043.bin 495130997817265084.bin