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Mesa 7.5 Release Candidate 2 Brings Few Fixes

Mesa

Published on 15 May 2009 01:09 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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The second release candidate for the forthcoming release of Mesa 7.5 is now available. The first release candidate arrived merely a week ago, but RC2 brings a couple more fixes to the table. There is an ATI R300 series fix, a few fixes for the Intel 3D driver, and Mesa has a fix for a texture memory leak.

The (very short) Mesa 7.5 Release Candidate 2 announcement can be read on the Mesa3D list. More on the Mesa 7.5 developments can be found out via Cgit.

Mesa 7.5.0 should officially be out soon bearing Gallium3D support while the stabilized version for this series will begin with Mesa 7.5.1.

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