[Mesa-dev] Mesa 17.2.4 release candidate

Ilia Mirkin imirkin at alum.mit.edu
Mon Oct 30 15:39:49 UTC 2017

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 11:29 AM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 October 2017 at 21:35, Andres Gomez <agomez at igalia.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2017-10-27 at 14:14 -0400, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 1:43 PM, Andres Gomez <agomez at igalia.com> wrote:
>>> > Rejected (6)
>>> > ============
>>> >
>>> > Ilia Mirkin (1):
>>> >       glsl: fix derived cs variables
>>> >
>>> > Reason: Commit is too big for stable at this point.
>>> The issue it fixes in regular compute shaders is slightly difficult to
>>> hit (but there are piglits that do now), however the issue it hits
>>> with ARB_compute_variable_group_size is fairly trivial to encounter.
>>> It seems silly to put out releases with known bugs when a fix is
>>> easily available and apply-able, with negligible risk of messing
>>> things up.
>>> Note that this all only affects nouveau and radeonsi, as those are the
>>> only drivers that make use of the lowering.
>> Ilia, I understood by your answer [1] when I asked about your opinion
>> regarding 17.2.4 inclusion that it was OK to omit in this series but
>> that it should definitely be included in 17.3.
>> Maybe I didn't make it clear that I was asking for the 17.2 queue and I
>> misunderstood your answer (?).
>> Let's leave it as it is for this release and will see if we can include
>> it for the next one.
> I'm inclined to agree with Andres - let's leave the patch out of 17.2.x.
> 17.3.x on the other hand is still fairly fresh, so I've pulled the
> patch for 17.3.0-rc2.

In that case you should definitely remove
GL_ARB_compute_variable_group_size support from that release series.

[As an aside, I have to say this is quite infuriating. I really don't
get what problem you're solving with the stable releases if you don't
accept direct bug fixes.]


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