Mesa News Archives
ARB_transform_feedback_overflow_query For Intel's Mesa Driver

Intel's Mesa driver is at OpenGL 4.5 compliance but there are many extensions still left to be implemented that haven't appeared in a formal OpenGL specification. One of those extensions now being implemented is ARB_transform_feedback_overflow_query.

20 January 2017 - Transform Feedback Overflow Query - 4 Comments
Mesa 17.0-RC1 Released

The first release candidate of Mesa 17.0 (formerly known as Mesa 13.1) is now available for testing.

19 January 2017 - Mesa 17.0 - 8 Comments
Mesa 17.0 Has Been Branched

After a very exciting development cycle, Mesa 17.0 was branched yesterday, officially marking the end of feature development for this next Mesa release due out in February.

19 January 2017 - Mesa 17 - 6 Comments
RadeonSI Nearly Clearing The OpenGL 4.5 Conformance Test Suite

While RadeonSI in Mesa Git exposes OpenGL 4.5, it hasn't yet formally passed the OpenGL 4.5 Conformance Test Suite (CTS) for certifying the OpenGL driver. But now it looks like this open-source Radeon Linux graphics driver has about all OpenGL CTS failures addressed.

16 January 2017 - OpenGL 4.5 CTS - 11 Comments
Tegra/Nouveau Render-Only Gallium3D Support

With the Etnaviv driver bringing the Gallium3D "renderonly" library to Mesa Git, Alexandre Courbot of NVIDIA has sent out an updated patch for adding renderonly support to Tegra/Nouveau.

13 January 2017 - Renderonly - 3 Comments
70 Patches Of Cleaning & Bug Fixes For Mesa

It's not as exciting as seeing a massive patch series arrive for like the OpenGL shader cache or other key features, but Collabora's Timothy Arceri sent out a set of 70 patches today providing some clean-ups and bug fixes for Mesa.

20 December 2016 - 70 Patch Cleanup - 12 Comments
Float64 Support For Intel's Vulkan Driver Is Almost Here

While it took a long time for Intel's Mesa driver to begin supporting the ARB_gpu_shader_fp64 extension for double-precision floating-point data types in shaders, fortunately it looks like Intel should soon land the Float64 support in their Vulkan driver soon.

16 December 2016 - Intel Vulkan ANV Float64 - 5 Comments

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