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Mesa R500 Texture Semaphore Improvements   Display Drivers   2011-10-10
Benchmarking The New Radeon R300 Register Allocator   Display Drivers   2011-03-29

Tom Stellard Linux & Open-Source News

LLVM 16.0.1 Released With Many Compiler Fixes, Backports AMD Zen 4 Scheduler Model   LLVM   2023-04-05
LLVM 15.0 Planning For Early September Release - Important For RDNA3 Graphics Support   LLVM   2022-06-29
LLVM 14.0.2 Released With The Compiler Moving To Bi-Weekly Releases   LLVM   2022-04-27
LLVM 14.0.1 Released To Provide Many Bug Fixes   LLVM   2022-04-13
LLVM/Clang 14 Ends Feature Development With Better C++20 Support, Armv9 Added   LLVM   2022-02-02
Red Hat Is Hiring More LLVM Compiler Engineers   Red Hat   2021-05-06
Fedora 35 Proposal Would Allow More Packages To Be Built Using LLVM Clang   Fedora   2021-04-23
LLVM 12.0-rc4 Released For Squaring Up This Open-Source Compiler   LLVM   2021-04-01
LLVM 12.0 Should Be Released Soon Following RC3 Release   LLVM   2021-03-11
LLVM 11.1 Released To Deal With ABI Breakage   LLVM   2021-02-17
LLVM 12 Ends Feature Work With Better C++20 Support To Intel Sapphire Rapids + AMD Zen 3   LLVM   2021-01-27
Red Hat's Tom Stellard Now Serving As LLVM Release Manager   LLVM   2020-10-25
Fedora 32 Could Make It Easier To Swap Out GCC, Other Compiler Alternative Options   Fedora   2019-12-22
Fedora 32 Will Feature Bleeding-Edge Compilers Again With LLVM 10 + GCC 10   Fedora   2019-12-13
LLVM Plans To Switch From Its SVN To Git Workflow Next Week   LLVM   2019-10-15
LLVM 8.0.1 Released With Bug Fixes   LLVM   2019-08-05
Fedora 31 Looking At Making It Easy To Use LLVM's LLD Linker   Fedora   2019-07-23
LLVM 7.1 Is Being Released Soon Due To A Bug Breaking ABI Compatibility With GCC   LLVM   2019-04-12
Some Radeon ROCm Packages Pending Review For Fedora   Fedora   2019-01-21
2018 Marked Another Interesting Year For The LLVM Project   LLVM   2018-12-31
LLVM 7.0.1 Released To Deliver Various Bug Fixes While One ABI-Breaking Issue Remains   LLVM   2018-12-22
Fedora Looks To Build Firefox With Clang For Better Performance & Compilation Speed   Fedora   2018-12-11
LLVM 6.0.1 Released   LLVM   2018-07-06
LLVM 5.0.2-RC1 Released With Spectre Patches   LLVM   2018-03-28
LLVM 5.0.2 Planned For Release At The End Of March With Spectre Mitigation   LLVM   2018-03-14
LLVM 5.0.1 Expected For Release Next Week   LLVM   2017-12-08
LLVM 5.0.1 Is Coming In The Next Few Weeks   LLVM   2017-11-04
Linux 4.14 + ROCm Might End Up Working Out For Kaveri & Carrizo APUs   AMD   2017-09-25
Open-Source OpenCL Adoption Is Sadly An Issue In 2017   X.Org   2017-09-22
LLVM 4.0.1 Released   LLVM   2017-07-05
Students Are Missing Out On An Incredible Opportunity To Get Involved With Mesa, Wayland   Google   2017-04-01
LLVM 4.0.1 Planning, Aiming For Better Stable Releases   LLVM   2017-03-27
Valve Hires X11 Veteran Keith Packard To Work On The Linux Display Stack   Valve   2017-03-14
AMDGPU LLVM Expert Has Left AMD, Now Working For Red Hat   AMD   2017-03-13
LLVM 3.9.1 Released   LLVM   2016-12-23
LLVM 3.9.1 Expected For Release Next Week   LLVM   2016-12-10
LLVM 3.9.1 Is Planned For Release In Early December   LLVM   2016-10-30
RadeonSI Now Uses The HSA ABI For Some Compute Shaders   Radeon   2016-09-17
LLVM 3.8.1 Released   LLVM   2016-07-12
LLVM 3.8.1 Is Planned For Release In June   LLVM   2016-04-25
LLVM's AMDGPU Back-End Now Supports The New ELF Linker   Radeon   2016-01-12
LLVM 3.7.1 Released, Restores API/ABI Compatibility With LLVM 3.6/3.8   LLVM   2016-01-06
Google Continues Working On CUDA Compiler Optimizations In LLVM   LLVM   2015-10-19
LLVM 3.7.1 Release Planned For Next Month   LLVM   2015-10-05
Next Week's X.Org/Mesa/Wayland Conference Schedule Gets Firmed Up   X.Org   2015-09-10
The New AMDGPU Patches Show More AMD Developer Involvement   Radeon   2015-08-02
Clang Gets Basic AMDGPU Toolchain Support   LLVM   2015-07-18
LLVM 3.6.2 Released With AMD GPU, OpenCL Fixes   LLVM   2015-07-16
XDC2015 X.Org Conference Announced, CFP Issued   X.Org   2015-06-01
LLVM 3.6.1 Brings R600 & MIPS Fixes   LLVM   2015-05-26
Radeon LLVM Code Generation Improvements Being Worked On   Radeon   2015-04-14
AMD's GPU LLVM Backend Gains Support For Assembler & Inline Assembly   AMD   2015-04-08
X.Org's XDC2015 Conference Is Happening In Toronto   X.Org   2015-02-07
Significant Performance Improvements For RadeonSI LLVM With New Patches   Radeon   2015-01-01
LLVM 3.5.1 Is Coming Soon   LLVM   2014-12-15
LLVM 2014 Developer Meeting Slides & Videos   LLVM   2014-12-08
LLVM 3.5.1 Planned For December Debut   AMD   2014-11-10
More AMD GPU LLVM Back-End Improvements For RadeonSI Coming   Radeon   2014-11-07
Bill Wendling Leaves LLVM Release Manager Role   LLVM   2014-10-14
AMD Adds Native Object Code Support To Clover/Radeon: Big Performance Win   Radeon   2014-10-06
For Now Intel's Beignet Seems Better Off Than Radeon Gallium3D Clover   Mesa   2014-09-12
XDC 2015 Event To Likely Be In Boston Or Toronto   X.Org   2014-08-22
AMD's R600 GPU LLVM Back-End To Be Renamed   AMD   2014-08-04
LLVM 3.4.2 Brings Bug-Fixes   LLVM   2014-06-20
PathScale Is Hiring To Work On Open-Source AMD Drivers   Programming   2014-05-29
LLVM 3.4.2 Will Be Released Later This Month   LLVM   2014-05-12
LLVM 3.4.1 Released With R600 GS Support, Other Fixes   LLVM   2014-05-09
LLVM 3.4.1 Is Now Ready For Testing   LLVM   2014-04-12
LLVM 3.4.1 Point Release Planned For Next Month   LLVM   2014-03-26
LLVM Point Releases Look Like They Will Finally Happen   LLVM   2014-01-20
XvMC Support Now Disabled By Default In Mesa   Mesa   2014-01-14
Future Work On The AMD GPU LLVM Back-End   AMD   2013-11-15
Sea Islands Gets AMD R600 LLVM Compute Support   AMD   2013-10-23
X.Org XDC2013 Recap Of New Features Presented   X.Org   2013-09-28
Gallium3D OpenCL Is Starting To Show Progress   AMD   2013-09-26
An LLVM 3.3.1 Point Release Is Likely To Come   AMD   2013-08-24
R600 Gallium3D LLVM Compiler Back-End Benchmarks   Mesa   2013-07-14
Mesa's OpenCL Clover Gets ICD Loader Support   Mesa   2013-07-12
Double Precision Support For RadeonSI Driver   Radeon   2013-07-10
AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Begins Simple CL Demos   Radeon   2013-05-24
AMD Optimizes Bitcoin Mining On R600 LLVM OpenCL   AMD   2013-04-29
A Very Early Gallium3D TGSI Back-End For LLVM   Mesa   2013-04-22
More Criticism Comes Towards Intel's Beignet OpenCL   Intel   2013-04-16
Bitcoin Mining Comes To Radeon Open-Source OpenCL   Radeon   2013-04-11
Talk Of Doing Point Releases For LLVM   AMD   2013-04-06
AMD RadeonSI Driver Officially Gets Compute Support   Radeon   2013-04-05
A Few More Games Now Work With "RadeonSI" Driver   Linux Gaming   2013-03-07
Scheduler Code Merged For AMD R600 LLVM Back-End   AMD   2013-03-06
Reasons Mesa 9.1 Is Still Disappointing For End-Users   Mesa   2013-02-14
Indirect Addressing Merged In LLVM R600 Back-End   AMD   2013-02-07
Running OpenCL On The GPU With Gallium3D   Mesa   2013-01-23
R600 LLVM Back-End Gets Indirect Addressing Support   Mesa   2013-01-22
Radeon LLVM GPU Back-End Stripped From Mesa   Radeon   2013-01-07
Radeon R600 Back-End Merged Into LLVM   Radeon   2012-12-13
AMD R600 LLVM Back-End Still Being Tried For 3.2   LLVM   2012-11-27
AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver Runs A Bit More   Radeon   2012-08-03
AMD Open-Source S.I. Botched, Hope For The Future   AMD   2012-07-30
AMD Proposes LLVM Back-End Staging Area   AMD   2012-07-20
Radeon Gallium3D LLVM Now Uses VLIW Scheduler   Mesa   2012-06-21
Radeon Gallium3D OpenCL Is Coming Close   Radeon   2012-05-13
R600 Gallium3D Compute Moves A Bit Closer   AMD   2012-04-26
R600 Gallium3D LLVM Shader Compiler Hooked Up   Mesa   2012-04-23
ErLLVM: High-Performance Erlang For LLVM   LLVM   2012-04-15
AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Gallium3D Merged   Radeon   2012-04-13
AMD R600 LLVM Back-End Called For Inclusion   AMD   2012-03-26
How To Begin Using OpenCL With Radeon Gallium3D   Radeon   2012-03-17
Radeon Gallium3D Now Sort Of Works For OpenCL   Radeon   2012-03-06
Mesa's Piglit May Move Forward This Summer   Mesa   2012-02-27
The OpenCL State Tracker Nears Working State   Mesa   2012-01-25
In OpenCL Push, AMD Makes Progress With LLVM For Gallium3D   Mesa   2012-01-16
Three Priorities For Open-Source Radeon Graphics   Radeon   2012-01-12
X.Org EVoC Work On Gallium3D OpenCL   X.Org   2011-12-28
AMD Announces Its IL Code Generator For OpenCL   AMD   2011-12-12
In Road To OpenCL, R600g LLVM Back-End Arrives   AMD   2011-12-09
Radeon HD 7000 Series Linux Driver Support   Radeon   2011-11-16
Linux, Open-Source Affected In AMD Cutbacks?   AMD   2011-11-05
Details On The AMD Linux Graphics Driver Ported To Windows   AMD   2011-10-23
R500 Texture Semaphores Merged To Master   AMD   2011-10-15
It Will Be A While For Radeon Clover Support   Radeon   2011-09-15
Mesa Compiler Stacks, A Hard Dependency On LLVM   AMD   2011-09-14
AMD Already Adds On Two Open-Source Developers   AMD   2011-05-14
The New R300 Register Allocator Is Still Being Developed   Mesa   2011-04-20
An Improved Register Allocator For Gallium3D R300   Mesa   2011-03-29
Introducing The Cairo Gallium3D State Tracker   X.Org   2010-06-19
The R300 GLSL Compiler Improvements Are Coming   Mesa   2010-06-08