[Mesa-dev] Upcoming Mesa releases

Ian Romanick idr at freedesktop.org
Mon Aug 20 09:35:52 PDT 2012

On 08/20/2012 07:26 AM, Marek Olšák wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 4:01 AM, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> After the big announcement at SIGGRAPH, I want to discuss plans for upcoming
>> Mesa releases.  This is basically inline with what we discussed a few months
>> ago, but there are a couple changes.  I know a lot of people have been doing
>> a lot of work all across the graphics stack, so I want to make sure that all
>> of the work that's almost ready to land has a chance.
>> I mostly want to know if the plans for the next couple months work for
>> people.  Anything beyond that is just my best guess of how things will go.
>> 8/17: Release Mesa 8.0.5.  I'll send out another pick-list on Friday or
>> Saturday, and pick things over on Monday or Tuesday.
>> 8/20: Make a Mesa 9.0 stablization branch.  It looks like the few dangling
>> bits of OpenGL 3.1 will get wrapped up pretty quick.  I'm confident that we
>> can at least enable 3.1 on the hardware where we currently enable 3.0.
> I'd like to finish MSAA support for more R600 chipsets for Mesa 9.0
> (we only support Evergreen at the moment), but I will need a couple
> more days. Could we please postpone making the 9.0 branch until 8/27?
> If not, I'd like to cherry-pick my not-yet-published MSAA work to the
> 9.0 branch once it's working.

Yeah, that is fine... I'm lagging a bit and need a few more days too.

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