Mesa 7.7 Released (Mesa 7.6.1 Too)
Phoronix: Mesa 7.7 Released (Mesa 7.6.1 Too)
Just as planned, Mesa 7.7 has been released in time to make it into everyones stockings this holiday. Intel's Ian Romanick has just pushed out the release of Mesa 7.7.0, which delivers many new features, along with Mesa 7.6.1, which delivers bug-fixes and greater stabilization work atop the Mesa 7.6 code-base. Mesa 7.7 delivers on VMware's virtual Gallium3D driver (the SVGA driver) that allows for Gallium3D to be used on their virtualization platform, several new OpenGL extensions, major improvements to the ATI R300 Gallium3D driver (named "r300g"), and a new Mesa texture/surface format infrastructure. The new VMware Gallium3D driver depends upon new DRM code that can be found in the Linux 2.6.33 kernel and later...