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  • Intel Begins Setting Up Driver Mappings For Classic vs. Gallium3D OpenGL Linux Drivers

    Phoronix: Intel Begins Setting Up Driver Mappings For Classic vs. Gallium3D OpenGL Linux Drivers

    Intel has previously indicated they plan for their new "Iris" Gallium3D driver to become their default OpenGL driver for Linux by EOY 2019 as far as Broadwell graphics and newer are concerned. Working in that direction and acknowledging their "Gen 12" Tiger Lake graphics will only be supported under Gallium3D OpenGL, they have begun establishing the driver mappings to handle the change-over...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...lium3D-Mapping

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    This is great, I've been carrying a patch around to allow an Iris only build (i.e. without i965 and classic being built) hopefully more folk will start testing Iris now

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      Building iris without i965 (or any classic infrastructure) is supported in upstream:
      Code:
      meson builddir -Ddri-drivers= -Dvulkan-drivers= -Dgallium-drivers=iris

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