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  • pingufunkybeat
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    Originally posted by FunkyRider View Post
    Come on, we don't need an article for each single OGL extension implemented. There are how many? 5 hundreds? Do we need 5 hundred articles to report the progress?
    There are a small number of extensions missing between current drivers and full OpenGL 4 compliance (plus the GLSL updates)

    These extensions are not easy to implement, but there are not that many of them. Each one of them brings us closer to OpenGL 3/4 support in Mesa.

    I know that you don't care about open source implementations of OpenGL, only binary vendor drivers, but many of us do. When Mesa can do OpenGL 4, it will be a great day.

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  • MaestroMaus
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    Originally posted by xeros View Post
    Fourted ;-) It is interesting as most people doesn't watch xorg/dri/mesa mailing lists.
    I second your fourted. :P

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  • xeros
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    Fourted ;-) It is interesting as most people doesn't watch xorg/dri/mesa mailing lists.

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  • smitty3268
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    Originally posted by V!NCENT View Post
    Seconded. Real news based on facts, covering current development progress, which is basicaly the primary reason I track Phoronix.
    Thirded. Especially when the extension in question is used by important/interesting software, like this one is in WINE. I don't think there are even that many left 3.x+ - maybe a couple dozen?

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  • V!NCENT
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    Originally posted by BlackStar View Post
    Why not? Personally speaking, I think these are some of the most interesting Phoronix articles. It's good to learn about progress on OpenGL support.
    Seconded. Real news based on facts, covering current development progress, which is basicaly the primary reason I track Phoronix.

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  • smitty3268
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    Originally posted by Nille View Post
    And this is an WINE bug not an Driver bug.
    Well, sort of. A good driver would be able to better handle the hardware limitations that are being hit by WINE. Even if it is doing things in a way that isn't very reasonable.

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  • pvtcupcakes
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    Originally posted by Nille View Post
    On the Gallium Driver you get 2.1
    He has an R700, there isn't a working Gallium driver for those yet.
    The classic Mesa driver only supports OpenGL 2.0 for all R600 and R700 cards.

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  • Nille
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    Originally posted by whizse View Post
    Right now, the biggest issue with running games in Wine with r300g is bug 29137.
    And this is an WINE bug not an Driver bug.

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  • Nille
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    Originally posted by AnorexiasGrizzli View Post
    i have an HD4670 GPU (r700), and its only 2.0 with the latest (7.9) drivers
    On the Gallium Driver you get 2.1

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  • BlackStar
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    Originally posted by FunkyRider View Post
    Come on, we don't need an article for each single OGL extension implemented. There are how many? 5 hundreds? Do we need 5 hundred articles to report the progress?
    Why not? Personally speaking, I think these are some of the most interesting Phoronix articles. It's good to learn about progress on OpenGL support.

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