Mesa News Archives
Trying Out MESA_NO_ERROR / KHR_no_error Support On Mesa 17.2-dev

Merged last month into Mesa Git and improved since then with follow-up commits has been KHR_no_error support for reducing the overhead of the OpenGL drivers by disabling certain error handling for OpenGL games/applications. This in turn can free up some CPU utilization and possibly lead to power-savings too.

23 May 2017 - No OpenGL Errors - 11 Comments
Mesa 17.1 Will Use A 1GB Shader Cache Limit

While Timothy Arceri at Valve had just made the change to a 5% cache size limit of your disk space from an original 10% maximum threshold, he's now changed it to just a 1GB cache limit.

28 April 2017 - Shader Cache Limit - 31 Comments
61 New Patches Allow OpenGL 4.5 For Radeon RX Vega

Initial support for Radeon RX Vega support in Mesa landed for Mesa 17.1 at the end of March. However, this initial support was limited to OpenGL 3.1 while now patches have come to take Vega up to OpenGL 4.5.

24 April 2017 - Radeon RX Vega - 29 Comments
Mesa Lands GLVND Support For EGL

GLVND is the NVIDIA-led effort for the new "Linux OpenGL ABI" or basically the OpenGL Vendor Neutral Dispatch Library to allow multiple OpenGL drivers to happily co-exist on the same system. Mesa's existing GLVND support has been limited to GLX while now there is EGL support.

17 April 2017 - GLVND EGL - 23 Comments

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