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Graphics: XWayland 21.1.3 and Etnaviv Gallium3D Switches Over to NIR by Default

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  • xwayland 21.1.3
    I'm pleased to announce the Xwayland 21.1.3 release.
    No change compared the release candidate (
    Olivier Fourdan (1):
           Bump version to 21.1.3
    git tag: xwayland-21.1.3
  • XWayland 21.1.3 Released With Support For NVIDIA's 495 Driver GBM

    While just a point release, XWayland 21.1.3 that is out this morning is exciting in that it adds support for using NVIDIA's new proprietary driver that supports the GBM API for enhancing its Wayland support.

    XWayland 21.1.3's main feature is supporting the NVIDIA GBM back-end. The code now supports setting the GLVND library based on the back-end name. There is also a fix from NVIDIA for using EGL_LINUX_DMA_BUF_EXT for creating GBM buffer object EGLImages.

  • Etnaviv Gallium3D Switches Over To NIR By Default - Phoronix

    It's been a while since last having any major progress to report on Etnaviv, the open-source Mesa Gallium3D driver supporting Vivante graphics IP. But a rather fundamental change was made this past week in that Etnaviv is now (finally) using NIR by default.

    Emma Anholt made the change so that Etnaviv Gallium3D is now using NIR by default rather than TGSI as Gallium3D's long-standing intermediate representation.

XWayland 21.1.3 rolls out supporting NVIDIA 495.44

  • XWayland 21.1.3 rolls out supporting NVIDIA 495.44 with the GBM API

    Another big tick in the box for switching over to Wayland from Xorg, with the release of XWayland 21.1.3. In the release announcement it was noted that it has no changes over the previous release candidate build.

    With this release of XWayland, it brings in support for the latest NVIDIA 495.44 stable driver, released back in October where NVIDIA finally added support for the GBM API.

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