Gallium3D Nine Gets Numerous Improvements Ahead Of Next Mesa Release
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 15 May 2016 at 08:32 AM EDT. 10 Comments
MESA --
Axel Davy who has been one of the prolific developers involved on the "Nine" Gallium3D state tracker for providing a basic Direct3D 9 implementation under Linux has sent in a set of 39 patches that he hopes to land in time for next month's Mesa release.

The Mesa 11.3/12.0 feature freeze is quickly approach and Davy is hoping to see these 39 patches land in time. Aside from basic fixes to this Direct3D 9 support, there is now working support for Steam's overlay if using this D3D9 support with WIne and a thread_submit option has been resolved. This thread_submit option allows for DRI_PRIME support with Nine while having no tearing or glitches.

More details on this set of 39 Nine state tracker patches can be seen via the Mesa-dev list.
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