[Mesa-dev] Mesa 17.1.7 release candidate

Andres Gomez agomez at igalia.com
Sun Aug 20 10:25:51 UTC 2017

On Sat, 2017-08-19 at 17:56 -0400, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 11:37 AM, Andres Gomez <agomez at igalia.com> wrote:
> > nouveau's nv50 has gotten a fix for a problem involving ConstantFolding
> > with saturation that was visible in Hitman Absolution and, possibly, in
> > some other games. Also, it has gotten fixes for the srcMask
> > computation, for TG4, TXF and TXQ.
> When you see commits like "nv50/ir", this is in reference to the
> codegen compiler, which is used for all nv50+ GPUs. You could say
> "nouveau's codegen" or just plain "nouveau". nv30/nv40 gpu's don't use
> those, but having perfect precision in these notes is next to
> impossible. If an issue is strictly for e.g. nvc0+, despite being in
> the compiler, I'll mark it as nvc0/ir or even gk110/ir or whatever.
> Having better release notes is a double-edged sword... they're more
> informative, but you're also on the hook for getting all the details
> right, and it's hard to be an expert on every driver.

Note taken. Thanks for the comments ☺



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