Intel Beignet 1.3.2 OpenCL Released With Some Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 26 October 2017 at 05:57 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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A new release is now available of Beignet, Intel's open-source project providing Linux OpenCL compute support for their Iris/HD/UHD Graphics products.

Out today is Beignet 1.3.2 and it basically boils down to being a point release. Beignet 1.3.2 has some new Intel Gemini Lake graphics IDs added in, LLVM 4.0 / LLVM 5.0 is officially supported, introduction of the cl_intel_required_subgroup_size extension, and an assortment of other bug fixes.

The LLVM 5.0 support for Beignet has been available in Git since last month. Beignet relies upon LLVM for code generation with its OpenCL stack.

The latest Beignet code continues to offer effectively complete OpenCL 2.0 support for Intel hardware but we haven't seen much in the direction of OpenCL 2.1 support. I did run some fresh Beignet OpenCL benchmarks a few weeks back with Coffee Lake for those interested.

Beignet 1.3.2 can be downloaded from 01.org.
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