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    Default GCC Allowed To Add Offloading Library To Code-Base

    Phoronix: GCC Allowed To Add Offloading Library To Code-Base

    The GCC steering committee has ruled on allowing a foreign library for compute offloading into the GNU Compiler Collection...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTcyNjI

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    Could someone elaborate on this? Will this enable the compiler's work to be done on, for example, a GPU? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalrish View Post
    Could someone elaborate on this? Will this enable the compiler's work to be done on, for example, a GPU? Thanks.
    This is runtime library for the applications that use OpenMP or OpenACC offload feature. It was developed for Intel Xeon Phi cards, but perhaps other accelerators be able to reuse it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gumix View Post
    This is runtime library for the applications that use OpenMP or OpenACC offload feature. It was developed for Intel Xeon Phi cards, but perhaps other accelerators be able to reuse it.
    Thank you!

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