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Mesa 9.2 OpenGL Library Gets Further Stabilized

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Published on 05 October 2013 01:22 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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With many fixes having landed, Mesa 9.2.1 was released on Friday along with Mesa 9.1.7 for providing improvements to the Linux OpenGL graphics drivers.

Among the bugs that have been fixed in the first Mesa 9.2 stable point release include memory errors in Mesa spotted by Valgrind, Unigine crashes, some Piglit issues, and other changes.

The brief Mesa 9.2.1 release announcement can be found on the Mesa mailing list. Some of the Mesa 9.2.1 changes can be found via the Git news item. There's also the Mesa 9.1.7 changes.

Meanwhile, development on the next Mesa release is in full swing and will likely be known as Mesa 10.0 with a release target of November. There's improved OpenGL support, performance improvements, better hardware enablement, and numerous other changes, which have been covered in numerous Phoronix articles already and will continue to be covered as development happens in Git.

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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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