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Mesa 9.1.3 Release Corrects Some Bugs

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Published on 21 May 2013 04:37 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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Mesa 9.1.3 was released today to address some outstanding bugs back-ported from the current Mesa 9.2 development code.

While running Mesa Git is always the most interesting for Linux enthusiasts and hardware tweakers, for those living in a conservative and stable world, Mesa 9.1.3 is out in the wild. The current Mesa 9.2 development code already carries Radeon Gallium3D improvements, Intel driver performance improvements, the Freedreno Gallium3D driver, Radeon UVD support, and much more. These are features not found in Mesa 9.1.

New to Mesa 9.1.3 are fixes concerning Second Life, a hang with glxgears for Sandy Bridge, some Piglit problems, a Mesa performance regression for KDE's KWin Lanczos shader, the Solaris OS build breaking, a EGL X11 regression, and some OpenGL ES bugs.

More details on the Mesa 9.1.3 bug-fix release can be found from the release announcement and the committed notes.

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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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