[Mesa-announce] [Mesa-dev] [ANNOUNCE] mesa 12.0.5

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 05:40:22 UTC 2017

On 12 January 2017 at 10:29, Timo Aaltonen <tjaalton at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 11.01.2017 15:01, Emil Velikov wrote:
>> On 6 December 2016 at 14:55, Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'd like to announce that this release doesn't fix the worst GPU
>>> hangs/freezes it has. I'm talking about all Gallium drivers here.
>>> There was a bug recently discovered in shared code that leads to
>>> random GPU hangs with radeonsi, but all other Gallium drivers are also
>>> affected in "some negative way", which may include freezes. The fix
>>> was available prior to 12.0.5, but wasn't applied due to a process
>>> issue.
>>> It is still the best 12.0.x release, but users and distributions
>>> wanting better stability for non-Intel drivers should wait for 12.0.6.
>> As some of you may know, I've mentioned that 12.0.6 will be available
>> if we get at least a few developers/teams behind it.
>> Since then people have contacted me, on and off list, speaking
>> positively about having 12.0.6. As such there I'll be rolling the
>> release.
>> Not to mention that Michel went the extra mile with improved/extra
>> patches on the topic/issue mentioned by Marek.
>> Thank for the feedback everyone !
>> Emil
> Is there a public branch with the proposed commits? mesa/12.0 hasn't
> been touched since previous release. I'd need the release or a
> preliminary branch ASAP for ubuntu..
A preliminary one, tested only locally:

A proper one, alongside a summary email will follow shortly - as the
test results arrive.


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