Mesa 11.3/12.0 Planned For Release In June
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 28 April 2016 at 11:16 AM EDT. 12 Comments
MESA --
Mesa release manager Emil Velikov has laid out plans to release the next version of Mesa in just over one month.

This next Mesa release is currently known as Mesa 11.3, but could become Mesa 12.0 should core Mesa see the changes to make OpenGL 4.4 (outside of the hardware drivers).

Emil is looking to have the Mesa 11.3/12.0 feature freeze on 20 May, which will be timed with the first release candidate. There would be the usual weekly Mesa RCs until the official release, which is currently scheduled to take place on 10 June.

This Mesa 11.3/12.0 release proposal was posted a few minutes ago to the Mesa-dev list. This next Mesa release has OpenGL 4.3 for RadeonSI, NVC0 will be at OpenGL 4.2 for select GPUs, and we could see Intel hit a GL4 world too if the FP64 support finally lands. Plus there's been various other extensions implemented, new hardware support, and more. This is another exciting quarterly update to the Mesa drivers.
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