New Mesa 10.3 & 10.4 Series Point Releases

Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 12 January 2015 at 01:09 PM EST. 4 Comments
For those users relying upon stable Mesa point releases rather than Mesa Git master, kicking off this week are the release of Mesa 10.4.2 and Mesa 10.3.7.

Emil Velikov, the Mesa release manager of the past several months, has been doing a great job at ensuring speedy Mesa updates.

If you're still on the Mesa 10.3.x series, Mesa 10.3.7 is now available. Mesa 10.3.7 has 13 fixes over Mesa 10.3.6 that affect the i965 DRI driver, Nouveau NV50/NVC0, RadeonSI, and some core areas of Mesa. As usual, it's just back-ported bug-fixes making up this new release.

Mesa 10.4.2 is the other new version put out today by Velikov. Mesa 10.4.2 carries 21 fixes/changes covering areas of Mesa and Gallium3D across the board.

If you're a Phoronix reader, chances are you're a Linux graphics enthusiast so you're probably running Mesa 10.5 Git to get all of the exciting changes as they roll in -- unless of course you're using the binary blobs. Given Mesa 10.4 was released in December, Mesa 10.5 will come in late February~March, which might be renamed to Mesa 11.0 should OpenGL 4.0~4.2 compliance be officially reached in time.
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