Heads up: LLVM 3.3 and Mesa 9.2-pre

Andreas Tunek andreas.tunek at gmail.com
Mon May 6 17:05:27 UTC 2013


Will this mean that newish radeon UVD (video decoder acceleration stuff)
will be available (or at least easier) for F19?

Best regards
Andreas


2013/5/6 Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>

> LLVM 3.3 is coming soon, and is required [1] for some upcoming Mesa
> features including newer Radeon support and llvmpipe on big-endian
> arches.
>
> Naturally, zero of the other llvm consumers in the OS actually build
> against llvm 3.3 without patching.  If you're one of the -owners cc'd on
> this mail, there's a patch in your package in git that inelegantly [2]
> fixes the build against llvm 3.3.
>
> I'll be landing this "soon" in both F20 and F19, where soon means
> sometime after piglit stops telling me I've regressed
> texture_from_pixmap on r600, and after I've smoketested a couple of
> other GPUs.
>
> [1] - The usual caveat applies here, we _could_ backport a bunch of
> stuff to older Mesa and llvm, but that's both more difficult and
> riskier, so I ain't gonna do that.
>
> [2] - In that I didn't try even a little bit to make the patched state
> build against any llvm except 3.3.
>
> - ajax
>
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