OpenGL ES 3.2 Officially Enabled For Intel Mesa Driver, Limited To Skylake+
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 21 September 2016 at 02:18 PM EDT. 12 Comments
Intel's Mesa driver has supported all of the extensions required by the OpenGL ES 3.2 specification, but only today is the support being officially advertised.

Today's commit by Kenneth Graunke of Intel explains, "It's already advertised because the version.c extension checks are fulfilled, but we didn't actually claim support, so trying to create a ES 3.2 context would fail. It's all done, and the CTS results look good, so let's turn it on."

In part due to needing ASTC texture compression, OpenGL ES 3.2 is only turned on for "Gen 9" Skylake graphics hardware and newer.
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