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Mesa 10.1.3 Brings A Couple Of Bug-Fixes

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Published on 09 May 2014 11:10 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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For those using the stable Mesa 10.1 release series until the debut of Mesa 10.2 in a few weeks time, the 10.1.3 point release is now available.

Mesa 10.1.3 was announced this morning by Intel's Carl Worth and has a handful of bug-fixes over the recent 10.1.2 release. The Mesa 10.1.3 changes include an XA state tracker performance regression, a GLSL warning fix, and some other basic Mesa/i965 changes.

Those wishing to find out more about this latest stable Mesa 10.1 release can see the mailing list release announcement. The main reason for getting this release out already is due to the XA state tracker performance regression affecting the VMware virtual graphics driver with Mesa 10.1.2.

Meanwhile, when Mesa 10.2 ships shortly it's bringing many exciting new features but sadly is still coming up short of proper OpenGL 4.x compliance.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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