Mesa 18.3-RC2 Released With RADV, Wayland & NIR Fixes
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 9 November 2018 at 07:20 AM EST. 7 Comments
The second weekly release candidate of Mesa 18.3 is now available for testing of these open-source OpenGL / Vulkan drivers.

Mesa 18.3-RC2 comes with several RADV Radeon Vulkan driver fixes, Wayland WSI updates, a few Intel/NIR changes, some minor Android updates, Gallium Nine built with Meson now is linked against pthreads, and various other alterations.

There are just under two dozen changes in Mesa 18.3-RC2. The complete list of changes can be found via Mesa-dev.

Mesa 18.3 will continue seeing weekly release candidates until the stable release is ready, likely around the end of November.
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