[Mesa-dev] softpipe GL3 status

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Fri Jan 6 14:43:18 PST 2012

On 01/06/2012 02:12 PM, Ian Romanick wrote:
> On 01/06/2012 12:30 PM, Jakob Bornecrantz wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> On 01/06/2012 12:26 PM, Ian Romanick wrote:
>>>> On 01/06/2012 09:04 AM, Dave Airlie wrote:
>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>> Just a quick note, I've just spent a week or so trying to see
>>>>> where gallium and softpipe were w.r.t GL3.0 support.
>> Cool stuff, great work!
>>>>> in case anyone is looking for any motivation on why I've been
>>>>> working on this, it just seemed like it would be nice to have a
>>>>> reference sw GL3.0 compatible renderer in Mesa 8.0.
>>>> I agree! However, the VMware guys *really* want us to make the 8.0
>>>> branch today to align with another distro's schedule. I'm not sure
>>>> if fixes for the issues above are acceptable post-branch or not.
>>>> You should talk with Brian and Jakob.
>>> I'd like to see us cut a release ASAP. As usual, fixes for a stable
>>> branch are fine, as long as they're solid.
>> I talked to said distro and they don't mind doing the branch mid week
>> so delaying it to mid week is fine for me. Does Wednesday 20:00 GMT
>> sound good for you guys?
> Okay. Eric also talked to them. He was told they wanted a branch soon
> so that they could start pulling it for their RC builds. Their
> drop-dead code freeze is February 16th. It seems that branching today
> or Wednesday and releasing on, say, February 2nd should meet their
> needs and give us time to fix bugs, etc.
> Does that sound sensible?

Sounds good to me.


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