Intel's OpenCL Beignet Project Is Gaining Ground
Phoronix: Intel's OpenCL Beignet Project Is Gaining Ground
Beignet is the controversial project to provide OpenCL/GPGPU support for modern Intel GPUs on Linux. Since the first Beignet release in April, this open-source Intel OpenCL project has been making lots of progress...
Beignet reminds me a lot of Mir
Just in terms of the sheer, "we don't like upstream so we're going to reimplement everything from scratch" NIH syndromeness.
At least this project will still have the same OpenCL API that apps can all share. I'm half surprised they aren't making their own incompatible API that will "better fit Intel hardware".