Mesa News Archives
Trying Out RadeonSI's Experimental NIR Support

Last week AMD developers landed experimental NIR support inside RadeonSI as ultimately a step towards ARB_gl_spirv support for this OpenGL Gallium3D driver in being able to re-use the NIR/RADV code-paths. I decided to take the experimental NIR support through a spin to see if it impacted various titles at this point.

7 August 2017 - R600_DEBUG=nir - 7 Comments
The Vulkan Feature List For Mesa

Intel's Jordan Justen has added to Mesa's features.txt the current Vulkan extensions as well as indicating the current state of each Mesa Vulkan driver regarding their support.

3 August 2017 - Missing Extensions - 4 Comments
VC5 Driver Makes Strides For Future Broadcom GPU

VC5 is the new DRM/Gallium3D driver for an upcoming Broadcom GPU and the successor to the VC4 as is mostly known for being the graphics found on current Raspberry Pi models. Broadcom developer Eric Anholt has been making progress on the driver and that hasn't let up.

25 July 2017 - VC5 Driver - 10 Comments
Mesa 17.2 Has Been Branched

Mesa release manager Emil Velikov went ahead and branched Mesa 17.2 from Git master with new developments now being for Mesa 17.3.

24 July 2017 - Mesa 17.2 - 3 Comments

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