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    Phoronix: Mesa 19.3's LLVMpipe Driver Adds Support For Shader Image Extensions

    A number of months have passed since having anything new to report on the progress of the LLVMpipe software driver, but David Airlie now has landed a number of improvements to this LLVM-leveraging "soft" OpenGL driver for Mesa 19.3...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...3-Shader-Image

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    I think the goal here is OpenGL ES 3.1 rather than Desktop GL 4.x

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    • #3
      Originally posted by xxmitsu View Post
      I think the goal here is OpenGL ES 3.1 rather than Desktop GL 4.x
      Yes, this makes more sense.
      Regardless - nice to see. This could be helpful to some embedded devices with crappy/limited GPU drivers.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by schmidtbag View Post
        This could be helpful to some embedded devices with crappy/limited GPU drivers.
        i thought for a second about novideo, then thought nouveau would be natural choice there. but it turns out llvmpipe is more capable than nouveau for older chips

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