NIR is the new intermediate representation used by Mesa. Currently the Mesa Intel, Freedreno, and VC4 drivers make use of this code.

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Igalia Posts Initial OpenGL SPIR-V Patches For Mesa,...   Mesa   15 Nov 2017
Mesa 17.3-RC4 Released, Handful Of Blocker Bugs Still...   Mesa   14 Nov 2017
Mesa 17.2.5 Released   Mesa   11 Nov 2017
Geometry Shader Support For RadeonSI's NIR Back-End   Radeon   10 Nov 2017
Intel Mesa Driver Shows Support For OpenGL Games To...   Intel   09 Nov 2017
Mesa 17.2.4 Released While Mesa 17.3 Continues To Bake   Mesa   30 Oct 2017
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Patches For Cross-Stage Link...   Intel   29 Oct 2017
OpenGL 4.6 Didn't Make It For Mesa 17.3, But It's...   Mesa   24 Oct 2017
Projects You Can Help With For Advancing Open-Source...   Nouveau   16 Oct 2017
Initial Gallium3D VC5 Driver Merged Into Mesa   Mesa   10 Oct 2017
VK_KHR_maintenance2 Lands For RADV, Other Improvements   Radeon   06 Oct 2017
RADV Vulkan Squeezes A Bit More Performance Out Of Mad...   Radeon   04 Oct 2017
Mesa Drivers' Use Of Multiple IRs, Gallium3D With NIR   Mesa   27 Aug 2017
Only SPIR-V & KHR_no_error Are Left Blocking...   Mesa   25 Aug 2017
RadeonSI May Eventually Switch To NIR Completely   Mesa   25 Aug 2017
Trying Out RadeonSI's Experimental NIR Support   Mesa   07 Aug 2017
ARB_gl_spirv Is The Main Obstacle For Mesa Drivers...   Mesa   31 Jul 2017
AMD Lands Experimental NIR Support In RadeonSI   Mesa   31 Jul 2017
Intel Plumbs 16-bit Support In Vulkan Driver, Future...   Intel   13 Jul 2017
RADV Vulkan Driver Getting Fixes For An Upcoming Feral...   Mesa   06 Jul 2017
NIR Experimental Backend For RadeonSI Updated   Mesa   05 Jul 2017
Raspberry Pi VC4 Driver Working To Reduce Overhead,...   Hardware   27 Jun 2017
92 Patches Later: Experimental NIR Backend For...   Radeon   26 Jun 2017
Freedreno Continues Stacking On New Features For...   Mesa   26 Jun 2017
AMD's Plans For ARB_gl_spirv Support In RadeonSI   AMD   26 Jun 2017
Connor Abbott Working On New Features For RADV Vulkan...   Radeon   10 Jun 2017
Connor Abbott Is Valve's Latest Linux Graphics Driver...   Valve   08 Jun 2017
Freedreno Gallium3D Enables NIR By Default   Mesa   23 May 2017
ARB_gl_spirv / NIR Support Being Worked On For...   Mesa   23 May 2017
Nouveau Developer Working On Adding SPIR-V Support To...   Nouveau   03 May 2017
Soft FP64 Patches For Intel Sandy Bridge Allow...   Mesa   12 Apr 2017
RADV Gets Patches For Float64 Support, Now In Mesa Git   Radeon   31 Jan 2017
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Now Supports Tessellation...   Mesa   10 Jan 2017
GLSL Copy Propagation Optimizations For Mesa   Mesa   02 Jan 2017
Mesa Hit OpenGL 4.5, Received Vulkan Drivers, Improved...   Mesa   27 Dec 2016
My 2016 Favorites: Vulkan, Fedora 25 Wayland, Mesa...   Free Software   21 Dec 2016
Float64 Support For Intel's Vulkan Driver Is Almost...   Mesa   16 Dec 2016
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Lands Cull & Clip...   Intel   22 Nov 2016
It's Been Another Exciting Week Of RADV Development...   Vulkan   10 Sep 2016
Raspberry Pi VC4 Gallium3D Makes More Progress With...   Mesa   23 Aug 2016
Lower Memory Use For The VC4 Raspberry Pi Gallium3D...   Mesa   08 Aug 2016
Igalia's Work On The Intel Mesa Driver The Past Year   Mesa   29 Jul 2016
Intel's Vulkan Driver Should Be Merged Into Mainline...   Intel   06 Apr 2016
Gallium3D Is Getting Closer To Support NIR As An...   Mesa   27 Mar 2016
Intel Skylake Vulkan Support Appears To Be Working Out...   Intel   17 Feb 2016
Mesa Vulkan Branch Published For Intel Linux Support   Intel   16 Feb 2016
The Intel Mesa Driver Has Gotten Faster Since...   Mesa   01 Feb 2016
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   27 Dec 2015
NIR Mesa Functions Support Is Coming Along With SPIR-V...   Mesa   26 Dec 2015
The Linux Graphics Talks For FOSDEM 2016   Linux Events   02 Dec 2015
Mesa 11.0.5 Adds Intel Skylake GT4 & AMD Stoney...   Mesa   11 Nov 2015
Experimental Patches Add NIR As Alternate IR To...   Mesa   19 Oct 2015
Intel's Mesa Vec4 Code Now Unconditionally Uses NIR   Mesa   03 Oct 2015
Optimizing Shaders On Mesa For Intel NIR With...   Mesa   14 Sep 2015
Mesa 11.0 Has Been Branched, The Release March Begins   Mesa   22 Aug 2015
Gallium Direct3D 9 Improvements Land For Mesa 11.0   Mesa   21 Aug 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Uses NIR By Default For Vertex...   Mesa   20 Aug 2015
Work Continues On FP64 Support For OpenGL 4.0 On...   Intel   15 Aug 2015
Shashlik: A New Way To Run Android Apps On Linux   KDE   16 Jul 2015
Freedreno Driver Continues Working For Open-Source...   Mesa   04 Jul 2015
New Mesa Vec4 Backend For Intel, Supports Their NIR...   Intel   30 Jun 2015
Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU...   Mesa   23 May 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Uses NIR By Default For Vertex...   Intel   19 May 2015
The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 2015   Google   04 May 2015
The Difference In Optimizations Between NIR & GLSL   Mesa   24 Apr 2015
Intel's Mesa Driver Isn't Yet Ready For...   Mesa   12 Apr 2015
Intel Mesa Driver Starts Using NIR By Default For...   Mesa   11 Apr 2015
New Intel Improvements In Mesa Git, Including For Old...   Intel   07 Apr 2015
Freedreno Gallium3D Adds NIR Compiler Support   Mesa   05 Apr 2015
Raspberry Pi's VC4 Gallium3D Driver Switches To Using...   Mesa   02 Apr 2015
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   29 Mar 2015
Intel Adds Mesa IR To NIR Translator & Makes Other...   Mesa   28 Mar 2015
Intel Will Be Turning NIR On By Default In Their Mesa...   Intel   19 Mar 2015
Mesa 10.5 Release Brings Skylake Support, NIR IR   Mesa   06 Mar 2015
NIR Lands In Mesa, New IR Started By High Schooler...   Mesa   15 Jan 2015
NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa   Mesa   18 Dec 2014
Mesa's GLSL Compiler Improved Significantly Over The...   Mesa   10 Oct 2014
X.Org's XDC Is This Week In Bordeaux: Wayland, BSD...   X.Org   06 Oct 2014
NIR Still Being Discussed For Mesa, LLVM Gets Brought...   Mesa   27 Aug 2014
NIR: A New IR Developed For Mesa That's Better Than...   Intel   18 Aug 2014