Commit e631bb54 authored by Petri Latvala's avatar Petri Latvala

Update NEWS, bump version to 1.17.

Signed-off-by: Petri Latvala's avatarPetri Latvala <>
parent f9e5fe7e
Release 1.17 (2016-12-02)
Library changes:
- Added an iterator that generate primes for creating input data that
should not fall into any patterns that may be optimised by the
drivers. (Chris Wilson)
- Crashes in fixture blocks now print a stacktrace. (Marius Vlad)
- Added support for various system suspend/resume options. (Imre Deak)
- Added linked list helpers from the Wayland project. (Lyude)
- Added a generic dummy workload helper for submitting GPU workloads
that consume exactly a specified amount of time. (Abdiel Janulgue)
- Added C functions for driver loading/unloading, pkill and lsof, for
converting shell script tests to C code. (Marius Vlad)
Tools changes:
- intel_reg: Add Kabylake support. (Jani Nikula)
- intel_bios_reader: Also dump PSR info. (Ville Syrjälä)
- intel_guc_logger: New tool for capturing logs from the GuC
firmware. (Akash Goel)
- intel_aubdump: Added commandline option to stream the dump to
another process. (Lionel Landwerlin)
- intel_aubdump: Annotate the dump with the application name and the
used PCI ID. (Jason Ekstrand)
Benchmark changes:
- gem_latency: Added support for measuring fence wakeup latencies. (Chris Wilson)
- prime_lookup: New microbenchmark for stressing prime_fd_to_handle
and prime_handle_to_fd. (Chris Wilson)
Test changes:
- Multiple new tests.
- Added an explicit list of tests used for Intel CI. (Petri Latvala)
- Converted multiple shell script tests to C. (Marius Vlad)
And many other bug fixes and improvements.
Release 1.16 (2016-09-02)
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