Mesa 13.0.2 Being Prepped With Intel Geminilake Support, Vulkan Fixes & More
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 24 November 2016 at 04:46 PM EST. Add A Comment
For those riding the Mesa 13.0 stable release train rather than the adventurous Mesa 13.1-dev Git code, the Mesa 13.0.2 stable update is right around the corner with many fixes.

Mesa release manager Emil Velikov is hoping to get the 13.0.2 release out the door this weekend, but today he's issued the 13.0.2-RC1 test release. There are currently around 50 changes set for the Mesa 13.0.2 bug-fix release. Highlights include many fixes to VC4, i965, Radeon, and RADV drivers. There are also a number of Vulkan WSI (windowing system integration) fixes plus driver specific work, more smoke-testing, and memory leak fixes.

Also notable for Mesa 13.0.2 is that it's added the Intel Geminilake PCI IDs to the Intel driver. This Geminilake bring-up just needs the new PCI IDs in the Mesa driver, so it's safe for the stable 13.0 series. Meanwhile, the Geminilake bring-up is taking place kernel-side too for getting ready for this Intel hardware due out in 2017.

Mesa 13.0.2 also has fixes for BSD and Hurd users too, rounding out the plethora of fixes and minor improvements with this milestone. More details via the 13.0.2-rc1 message.
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