Linux News Today: Mesa 11.1.3 3D Graphics Library Officially Released with Android and VAAPI Fixes
Collabora’s Emil Velikov had the pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability of the Mesa 11.1.3 3D Graphics Library for all supported GNU/Linux operating systems.
Mesa 11.1.3 3D Graphics Library is the third maintenance release in the Mesa 11.1 stable series, which appears to still be supported, and, according to the changelog, it fixes various crashes with EGL and VAAPI (Video Acceleration API), resolves various issues with the Android and Nine platforms, and patches some GLSL crashes for Android OSes.
Moreover, it looks like GLX has been updated to work with the latest version of the EXT_create_context_es2_profile specification, Scons support was added for LLVM 3.7, complementing the one available in the Autotools build, the correct timestamping is now used for OpenMAX decoding, and a few more Skylake device IDs were added to the Intel i965 video driver.
Lastly, the Radeon graphics drivers have been updated with better Big Endian support, fixes for several issues with the HyperZ technology from AMD, and support for decoding video streams with a resolution of up to 4096×4096. Also, MPEG1 decoding has been disabled for the Radeon driver. A wide range of stability improvements and bug fixes also hit the Nouveau video driver.
Download Mesa 11.1.3 3D Graphics Library right now via our website or update it on your GNU/Linux distribution via the official channels. Mesa 11.1.3 was in the development for the past week and it received a single RC (Release Candidate) build. It has been released in the same day with the Mesa 11.2.1 3D Graphics Library.