[Mesa-dev] docs/GL3.txt not up to date?

Ian Romanick idr at freedesktop.org
Sat Oct 19 00:19:16 CEST 2013

On 10/18/2013 11:31 AM, Alexandre Demers wrote:
> Hi,
> I was looking at the latest commits and some comments here and there. Is
> it me or is docs/GL3.txt not up to date?

I don't know of you're up to date or not, but GL3.txt almost surely is not.

> For example, on Sept 24th (
> http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/PjyyP3KOnlzH11QKVtyC), Marek was
> confirming GL_ARB_texture_multisample support for r600 and si (CIK
> missing). Thus, it should be listed as implemented for r600. And from my
> understanding, it was completed for the 9.2 release, so GL3.txt should
> have been updated before that.
> Intel pushed its latest patches to complete the 3.2 and 3.3 features in
> the last couple of days, but the GL3.txt was not updated at the same
> time. GLSL 1.50 and 3.30 should be listed as DONE for at least Intel.
> What I'm saying is I most of the time learn going through commits or
> Phoronix that a new feature is now considered done than from GL3.txt.
> GL3.txt should be updated at the same time as features are considered
> completed by a dev if it is truly complete.

When a feature is completed, both GL3.txt and the release notes should
be updated.  It's /really/ easy to over look both of those, however.

> I know, I can find it by other means, but why not just make sure we are
> updating the doc at the right moment?
> My two cents as a tester...
> -- 
> Alexandre Demers
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