Mesa 17.1.5 Brings More Fixes To Open-Source GPU Driver Users
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 14 July 2017 at 10:19 PM EDT. 1 Comment
MESA --
Andres Gomez of Igalia has announced Mesa 17.1.5 as the newest point release to the current Mesa 3D stable series.

Mesa 17.1.5 fixes a potential crash in core Mesa, has Vulkan / SPIR-V fixes, the usual notable fixes in the Intel i965 and RadeonSI drivers, and some smaller fixes to Etnaviv, OpenSWR, SVGA, and other parts of this massive user-space 3D graphics stack.

Those curious about particular fixes in Mesa 17.1.5 can find the complete list of work in the Mesa-dev announcement. Mesa 17.2.0 meanwhile is due for release in August as the next big feature release.

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