PHORONIX: OpenCL, GLSL Back-End For LLVM May Soon Open Up

Hartmann, O. ohartman at
Wed Aug 31 09:11:18 UTC 2011

On 08/30/11 23:26, K. Macy wrote:
>> But the lack of response and non-shown interests shows a undeobtly signal
>> that freeBSD seems to be
>> dead for the HPC community and this could be also an indication for the lack
>> of CUDA support
>> by nVidia, Why performing efforts if no one cares? A great chance seems to
>> have passed by ...
> I wouldn't read too much in to it. What was provided only fit a fairly
> narrow niche. Nvidia won't build their libraries on freebsd until we
> "prove the market" which is fairly hard to do when you have to jump
> through hoops just to get it to run and need to have a linux
> environment to build the apps.
> -Kip

Isn't FreeBSD also a "niche"?


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