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Mesa 9.0.2 Officially Released

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Published on 22 January 2013 03:23 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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Mesa 9.0.2 was officially released today.

For most Phoronix readers out there that are Linux enthusiasts into hardware tweaking, performance optimizations, and getting the most out of your Linux box, Mesa 9.0.2 is rather boring. It's just the usual bug-fixing and stable changes that were back-ported from Git master. Most of you reading Phoronix are likely already on Mesa 9.1-devel from Mesa Git master, which is where the exciting work happens.

Mesa 9.1 should be officially released in February and features many changes from improved hardware support, better OpenGL 3.x extension coverage, some performance optimizations, Radeon MSAA happenings, Gallium3D enhancements, improved HyperZ support in Radeon, OpenGL ES 3.0 enablement, and much more.

For those living in the stable Mesa 9.0 land, the Mesa 9.0.2 release announcement can be found on mesa-announce.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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