Intel's Mesa Driver Now Supports OpenGL 4.5 Texture Barrier

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 23 September 2015 at 04:47 PM EDT. 12 Comments
One month after the Gallium3D drivers gained support for this extension, the Intel i965 driver now handles OpenGL 4.5's ARB_texture_barrier.

Prolific Mesa contributor Ilia Mirkin has added ARB_texture_barrier to i965 today. ARB_texture_barrier is identical to the NV_texture_barrier extension and was another easy extension for Ilia to implement.

ARB_texture_barrier: "This extension relaxes the restrictions on rendering to a currently bound texture and provides a mechanism to avoid read-after-write hazards."
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