[Mesa-users] Installing MESA on Mac M1

Francis Timmes fxt44 at mac.com
Thu Sep 9 14:48:40 UTC 2021

hi erica,

i second on having no problems with the m1.
i even run the nightly test suite on it.


> On Sep 9, 2021, at 7:45 AM, RICHARD H D TOWNSEND via Mesa-users <mesa-users at lists.mesastar.org> wrote:
> Hi Erica —
> Recent SDKs for (Intel) Macs should work fine. There will be a slight performance overhead from the automatic code conversion (handled by the Rosetta infrastructure), but in my experience this is more than offset by the performance of M1 chips.
> I’ve done some work on creating a native SDK for the M1 architecture, but this ground to a halt waiting for Apple to figure out how they want to handle quad-precision arithmetic.
> cheers,
> Rich
>> On Sep 9, 2021, at 9:41 AM, Erica Sawczynec <ericasaw at hawaii.edu> wrote:
>> Hi All!	
>> 	I’ve recently switched over to the Macs with the M1 chip instead of the intel chips. I was wondering if there was anyone who had experience installing MESA on this system? I know sometimes there can be weird compatibility issues (although I haven’t run into any with other programs so far—so I am hoping there aren’t issues here) with the M1 chips. Is there a MESASDK release in the works maybe? 
>> Thanks!
>> Erica Sawczynec
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