The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 2015
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 4 May 2015 at 08:52 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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The accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code have been revealed. The accepted X.Org projects are once again particularly interesting.

The accepted projects when it comes to the X.Org umbrella are:

- Adding support for performance counters to APITrace within its profiling view.

- Atomic counters support for LLVMpipe.

- A range analysis pass and porting other optimization passes to Mesa's NIR intermediate representation.

- Freedreno support for Android with DRM/KMS-based hardware composer.

- Converting the Bochs and Cirrus DRM drivers to make use of atomic mode-setting.

- OpenCL image support for the R600 Gallium3D driver.

GSoC 2015 runs from the end of May through the middle of August.
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