Commit a28e9e38 authored by Marius Vlad's avatar Marius Vlad

Updated NEWS, and bumped version to 1.16.

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parent 8da2b548
Release 1.16 (2016-09-02)
- Build automatically tests required when issueing a make check, Tests/subtests
that receive a crash signal should print a backtrace when i-g-t is built with
libunwind support (Marius Vlad)
- lib/igt_kms: Force connector probing on first use (Chris Wilson)
- vc4: Add a test for BO lookup failure error path (Eric Anholt)
- tests/gem_mocs_settings: Remove direct register tests,
and added RC6 tests (Peter Antoine)
- Check for libdrm_intel and build if present, Add stubs for intel_bufmgr
(Robert Foss)
- igt/gem_mmap_gtt: Add a test to detect non-WC access (Chris Wilson)
- Various documentation improvements (Daniel Vetter)
- Added new tests: tests/kms_rmfb and tests/kms_atomic_transition, a test for
fastboot, tests/kms_panel_fitting, and a test that only tries to set the
current property values back, tests/kms_properties. Various improvements to
tests/kms_cursor_legacy (Maarten Lankhorst)
- lib/igt_kms: Use pipes for committing, not outputs and assign pipe properties
in pipe init and many other improvements (Maarten Lankhorst)
- tests/gem_workarounds: read test added as a basic test, fix assertion of num
of regs (Mika Kuoppala)
- Various improvements to tools/intel_bios_reader and tools/intel_reg (Ville
- lib: Add x86 cpuid based feature detection (Chris Wilson)
- demos/intel_sprite_on: Instead of looping until the first disconnected port
is found, now go through all possible connectors, drawing the sprite on any
connected display. (Jim Bride)
- Multiple improvements to lib/igt_kms (Robert Foss)
- lib/igt_aux: Framework for measuring latency in raising signals (Chris
- Various modifications to intel_chipset: Replace lookup of GT size with
computation, remove unused PCI_CHIP ids, converting platforms names using
device info (Chris Wilson)
- tests/kms_chv_cursor_fail: Run the tests with fewer steps
(Maarten Lankhorst)
- lib/intel_chipset: Add more Kabylake PCI IDs and removed PCI IDs that are no
longer listed as Kabylake (Rodrigo Vivi)
- Basic framework for GVT-g testing has landed (Chris Wilson)
- Various improvements to tests/kms_flip (Ville Syrjälä)
- igt/kms_cursor_legacy: Add a rudimentary test to detect stalled cursors,
detect pageflip errors and check that cursor updates do not stall flips
(Chris Wilson)
- vGEM support: lib and added tests/vgem_basic, tests/vgem_slow and
tests/vgem_reload_basic (Chris Wilson)
- Various fixes to tests/kms_frontbuffer_tracking: prefer BLT drawing, recreate
FBS at every subtest and properly handle mixing GTT and WC mmaps (Paulo Zanoni)
- Replace drv_missed_irq_hang script with a C-equivalent: tests/drv_missed_irq
(Chris Wilson)
- Added a test case for polling dma-buf fences: tests/prime_busy (Chris Wilson)
- lib/igt_gt: Omit illegal instruction on gen8+ and time
constrains on hang detection (igt/gem_reset_stats) (Mika Kuoppala)
- Added tests/kms_invalid_dotclock, a test that makes sure every modeset gets
rejected by the kernel if the requested dotclock is beyond the hardware
capabilities (Ville Syrjälä)
- tests/gem_stolen: Verify contents of stolen-backed objects across
hibernation, fix for no_mmap subtest and check for available stolen memory size
(Ankitprasad Sharma)
- tests/core_prop_blob: Add invalid tests to set fb props (Daniel Vetter)
- Many more fixes and improvements.
Release 1.15 (2016-05-31)
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