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Revision 1.3, Thu Apr 24 07:40:24 2008 UTC (10 years, 10 months ago) by bjs
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Welcome to Mesa-7.0.3.

Changes from 6.4.2 are (obviously) far too numerous to mention!  This
package brings with it support for the Direct Rendering Infrastructure
(DRI) on NetBSD-current; the kernel DRM was committed approximately
one year ago.  Patches for NetBSD 4.0 are available in the mailing list
archives (I think), but are _not supported_.

Developers and other interested parties are encouraged to read the TODO
file, as well as my remarks in options.mk.  There is still a significant
amount of work to be done.  Users of NetBSD/i386 (-current) shouldn't
have much trouble getting mainstream cards (Intel i915 and Radeon 9600-
R430 are by far the most tested) to work.

I have taken great pains to ensure that this works properly, but inevitably
there will be problems--especially on heretofore untested (read: non-x86)
hardware.  Your questions, comments, problem reports, and of course
bug fixes are welcome.

NOTE: There are currently problems (on NetBSD, at least) linking some
executables, e.g. compiz, due to unresolved symbols for libpthread
functions.  This is due to libX11's thread stubs, which should not
be enabled on NetBSD >= 2.0; see the TODO For more information
and the URL of an interim patch.

MesaLib is a 3-D graphics library with an API which is very similar to
that of OpenGL*.  To the extent that Mesa utilizes the OpenGL command syntax
or state machine, it is being used with authorization from Silicon Graphics,
Inc.  However, the author makes no claim that Mesa is in any way a
compatible replacement for OpenGL or associated with Silicon Graphics, Inc.