LLVM Clang 11 Adds -std=c++20 Support

With C++20 now being deemed complete from the recent ISO C++ meeting in Prague, the GNU Compiler Collection went ahead and added the -std=c++20 flag where as up until that change this weekend relied upon the -std=c++2a switch. LLVM's Clang compiler now has similar treatment on its codebase.

4 Hours Ago - LLVM - Clang Cpp20 - 2 Comments

18 February

Intel Sends Out Latest Patches For Mitigating Graphics Flaw On Ivybridge/Haswell

It has been one month and a few days since Intel first made public the need for graphics driver patching of Gen 7/7.5 graphics for older Ivybridge / Haswell hardware to fix a graphics hardware flaw. That vulnerability also affected the common Intel Gen9 graphics but there the mitigation was uneventful and quickly merged without causing any performance hit. But for Ivybridge/Haswell one month later the graphics driver mitigation for CVE-2019-14615 is still being addressed.

18 February 08:46 PM EST - Intel - Gen7 - 5 Comments

17 February

D-Bus Broker 22 Released With Option To Use Newer Kernel Features

With BUS1 not looking like it will come to fruition anytime soon as an in-kernel IPC mechanism and the kernel module for it not being touched since last March, the same developers continue pushing ahead with Dbus-Broker as the user-space implementation focused on D-Bus compatibility while being higher performing and more reliable than D-Bus itself.

17 February 10:53 AM EST - Linux Kernel - Dbus-Broker 22 - 12 Comments
GCC 8.4 + GCC 9.3 Compilers Coming Soon

While GCC 10 will be releasing in the next month or two as the annual feature update to the GNU Compiler Collection, GCC 8.4 is expected for release soon along with GCC 9.3.

17 February 07:04 AM EST - GNU - GCC Stable - Add A Comment

16 February

A Quick Look At The Blender 2.82 Performance On Intel + AMD CPUs

With Blender 2.82 having released on Friday, this weekend we've begun our benchmarking of this new Blender release as the leading open-source 3D modeling solution currently available. Here are some preliminary v2.81 vs. v2.82 figures on different higher-end Intel and AMD processors.

16 February 01:47 PM EST - Free Software - Quick Blender 2.82 Benchmarks - 4 Comments

15 February

Netflix Now Exploring AVIF For Image Compression

Following Netflix's AV1 adoption with collaborating with Intel on the SVT-AV1 encoder, now using AV1 streaming for Android users, and others around this advanced royalty-free video codec, Netflix is now exploring AVIF as their next-gen image format.

15 February 06:17 AM EST - Free Software - AVIF - 24 Comments

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