[cfe-dev] SYCL code owner: nominating Alexey Bader

John McCall via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Sep 16 21:07:27 PDT 2021

On 16 Sep 2021, at 5:34, Ronan KERYELL via cfe-dev wrote:
> Hello!
> SYCL is a programming standard from Khronos targeting various
> accelerators from any vendors (GPU, CPU, DSP,
> FPGA...). https://www.khronos.org/sycl/
> This is a single-source programming environment based on modern C++ with
> many implementations and at least 3 strong implementations now.
> More interestingly for our community, one of the implementation has been
> in the process of up-streaming in Clang/LLVM for a few years now, based
> on oneAPI DPC++, the open-source SYCL implementation mainly backed by
> Intel. https://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/cfe-dev/2019-January/060811.html
> Unfortunately, there is no official code owner for SYCL in Clang/LLVM yet!
> As Alexey Bader has been playing the acting role of the SYCL code owner
> since the beginning in Clang/LLVM, is also the SYCL code owner en chef
> in the staging repository
> (https://github.com/intel/llvm/blob/sycl/.github/CODEOWNERS), and is
> involved actively in Khronos standard committees for many years already,
> I would like to enthusiastically nominate Alexey as the official code
> owner for the Clang/LLVM community.

Having a dedicated SYCL code owner would be welcome, and Alexey
seems like a good choice.


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