Beignet OpenCL Now Supports LLVM 5.0
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 21 September 2017 at 06:37 AM EDT. 4 Comments
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For those making use of Beignet for Intel graphics OpenCL acceleration on Linux, it finally has added support for LLVM 5.0.

Beignet doesn't tend to support new LLVM versions early but rather a bit notorious for their tardiness in supporting new LLVM releases. LLVM 5.0 has been out for two weeks, so Beignet Git has moved on to adding support for LLVM 5.

There were Beignet changes to libocl and GBE for enabling the LLVM 5.0 support.

Beignet activity on master has been rather light recently with today seeing the first commits since the end of July. There has been work on "newRT" branch for implementing a new Beignet OpenCL runtime, but overall it's been a fairly quiet summer in the Beignet space.

Beignet offers nearly complete OpenCL 2.0 for modern Intel HD/Iris Graphics hardware on Linux.
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