Mesa 18 Linux Graphics Stack Supports Cannon Lake CPUs on Vulkan, OpenGL Drivers

Mesa 18 is a massive update that promises to enhance the overall gaming experience for Intel and AMD Radeon GPU users. Finally switched to the Meson build system, the latest Mesa release introduces numerous improvements for existing OpenGL and Vulkan graphics drivers, as well as various new features. Among the new features, we can mention support for Intel’s recently released Cannon Lake microarchitecture, the successor of Ice Lake, on both the Intel i965 OpenGL and Intel ANV Vulkan drivers, and OpenGL 4.3 and OpenGL ES (GLES) 3.1 support on the r600/evergreen driver with hw FP64 (Double Point Precision Computing) support.