OpenCL backend for LLVM
ivoras at freebsd.org
Fri Mar 9 14:25:26 UTC 2012
On 09/03/2012 12:36, O. Hartmann wrote:
> Sorry if you feel boring by those messages, but soem of us still get wet
> eyes when it comes to OpenCL and LLVm (LLVM is supposed to become soon
> the backend compiler in FreeBSD, as I understand). On PHORONIX I read
> this message days ago:
> I think this is promising - in a way. Maybe some compiler specialists
> will have merci (as well as nVidia and AMD) and present soemday in the
> future OpenCL-based GPGPU capabilities for HPC on FreeBSD.
AFAIK this would only work if the GPU vendors release GPGPU drivers
which can be used with FreeBSD. The compiler part is only a minor one.
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