Linux News Today: Mesa 11.2.2 3D Graphics Library Released with Big Endian Support for Radeon
Collabora’s Emil Velikov has just announced today, May 9, the immediate availability for download of the second maintenance release in the latest stable series of the Mesa 3D Graphics Library.
Mesa 3D 11.2.2 is now the most advanced version of the graphical library used by default in numerous GNU/Linux operating systems for providing an open-source implementation of the OpenGL specification, containing video drivers for Nvidia, Intel, and AMD graphics cards. The new release introduces various small improvements and bug fixes.
For example, the Radeon graphics driver got Big Endian support, the libEGL library has been updated to work under OpenBSD operating systems, the libGL library received assorted DRI2 and DRI3 bug fixes, there are multiple small improvements to the Intel i965, Nouveau, and VC4 graphics drivers, EGL 1.5-style flags are now accepted by DRI modules, and it looks like MangledGL GetProcAddress finally works as aspected.
“With this release we have DRI2/DRI3 fixes for libGL, libEGL now works for OpenBSD platforms, Big Endian support for Radeon has improved, and the i965, Nouveau and VC4 drivers have gained misc fixes. MangledGL GetProcAddress works correctly and the DRI modules now accept EGL 1.5 style robustness flag/bit,” reads today’s announcement.
Mesa 11.1.4 3D Graphics Library released for select GNU/Linux distros
If you’re curious to know what exactly has been changed in the Mesa 3D 11.2.2 Graphics Library, please check out the changelog attached at the end of the article. In the meantime, do check the main software repositories of your GNU/Linux operating system for the new Mesa 3D version, and, if available, update as soon as possible.
In related news, the Mesa 3D 11.1.4 Graphics Library has also been released today for select GNU/Linux distributions which are still using the old stable, yet still supported branch of Mesa 3D, version 11.1. You can download both Mesa 3D Graphics Library 11.2.2 and 11.1.4 versions right now via our website.