panfrost: Promote blend shader outputs 8->16-bit

..on Bifrost and later, where the conversion hardware makes this reasonable.
This saves us from inserting a pile of conversions in the compiler to lower away
the 8-bit input/output. This also generates substantially better code.

Signed-off-by: Alyssa Rosenzweig <>
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