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Intel Mesa Gets Another OpenGL 4.2 Feature

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Published on 16 March 2013 08:40 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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Chris Forbes has introduced support for Mesa and specifically Intel's DRI driver to support ARB_texture_storage_multisample, a feature that's been apart of core OpenGL since version 4.2.

Forbes announced the set of seven Mesa patches on Friday night for handling ARB_texture_storage_multisample. With OpenGL 4.2 there are now immutable texture objects and the ARB_texture_storage_multisample extension brings immutable storage for multi-sampled textures (support for other types was added by ARB_texture_storage). The specification in full can be read at OpenGL.org.

The Intel Mesa patch-set for supporting this GL 4.2 extension can be found on mesa-dev.

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