NEWS: NVIDIA Open-Sources Its CUDA Compiler
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sun Apr 1 15:41:41 UTC 2012
Am 03/29/12 20:23, schrieb Ivan Klymenko:
> В Thu, 15 Dec 2011 01:02:03 +0100
> "O. Hartmann" <ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de> пишет:
>> Just read this on
>> Is this finally a chance to get GPGPU on FreeBSD natively supported?
>> nVidia has a binary driver, supporting well their higher end graphics
>> cards on FreeBSD 64bit natively.
>> I do not understand much about the compiler itself, it's "nvcc" as far
>> as I know, and it is also doing well OpenCL (with some serious bugs we
>> What would be needed to bring FreeBSd finally back to the HPC scenario
>> with being capable of dealing natively with GPGPU stuff on nVidia
>> graphics cards? There are libraries installed by the driver or the
>> SDK. With a OpenSource compiler it should also be possible for nVidia,
>> assumed the compiler works with freeBSD natively, to provide OpenCL
>> stuff as well as CUDA stuff.
>> Please correct me and destroy me "dreams" having FreeBSD in my lab
>> working on GPUs ...
>> The decission sounds like some pitfall in a contract. Is nVidia
>> dropping CUDA in favour of OpenCL or is the CUDA compiler only a tiny
>> piece of the whole thing that could be easily considered open source
>> without changing the "great restricted Linux-only" picture?
>> Maybe LLVM, now part of FreeBSD's backbone, is capable of taking
>> advantage of the opening of the CUDA compiler so we will see a
>> combination of CLANG/OpenCL/CUDA soon on FreeBSD introduced by LLVM?
>> Well, well, this is awesome ... ;-)
> Perhaps it will interest yous http://runtime.bordeaux.inria.fr/StarPU/
> Just tried it - excellent build from source code in FreeBSD CURRENT.
Thanks. This seems promising.
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