Intel's Beignet Working On More OpenCL 2.0 Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 28 December 2016 at 06:25 AM EST. Add A Comment
It's unfortunate that the Beignet developers weren't able to get OpenCL 2.0 support fully working for Intel graphics hardware by the end of 2016, but nevertheless the project is ongoing and more OCL2 work landed today.

Over in Beignet Git is more of the OpenCL 2.0 upbringing. There is generic address space memcpy and memset, enabling -cl-std=CL2.0, adding some bitcode files related to OpenCL 2, add read_write image type of image APIs, a prolifing feature for CL2, and more.

The OpenCL 2.0 support is going bit by bit into Git master with Beignet's OCL20 branch not being used anymore for staging the new code. Hopefully it won't be too much longer before seeing a full open-source OpenCL 2.0 implementation for Intel's graphics processors.
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