1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Patches For OpenMP Support In LLVM's Clang

Compiler

Published on 13 October 2012 12:21 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
Comment On This Article

There's patches available for those wishing to try out experimental OpenMP support for the LLVM/Clang C/C++ compiler.

Support for this common multi-processing API has long been desired for LLVM/Clang -- with GCC and other compilers having supported OpenMP for years now -- but only recently was there serious work on supporting OpenMP in LLVM/Clang for possible upstream inclusion.

Published today to the OpenMP mailing list thread was the latest OpenMP support enablement for Clang. The work allows for -fopenmp to be exposed and supported by Clang for utilizing this cross-platform multi-processing API used by programs like NPB and GraphicsMagick.

LLVM/Clang 3.2 will be released in December and its feature freeze is scheduled to happen in November. It's unknown at this point whether the Clang OpenMP support will settle by then and be merged or whether developers will still be waiting until next year to see this support.

On a semi-related note, there's LLVM Polly optimizer improvements in 3.2. I also published some LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN performance benchmarks this morning.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Overclocking The AMD AM1 Athlon & Sempron APUs
  2. AMD Athlon 5350 / 5150 & Sempron 3850 / 2650
  3. Upgraded Kernel & Mesa Yield A Big Boost For Athlon R3 Graphics
  4. AMD Athlon 5350 APU On Linux
Latest Linux Articles
  1. A Quick Look At GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5
  2. Are AMD Athlon/Sempron APUs Fast Enough For Steam On Linux?
  3. AMD Athlon's R3 Graphics: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst
  4. GCC 4.9 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks For Faster Binaries
Latest Linux News
  1. Maynard: A Lightweight Wayland Desktop
  2. Chromium Browser Going Through Growing Pains In Ubuntu 14.04
  3. KDE 4.13 Is Being Released Today With New Features
  4. Trying Out Radeon R9 290 Graphics On Open-Source
  5. Intel Broadwell GT3 Graphics Have Dual BSD Rings
  6. Early Linux 3.15 Benchmarks Of Intel Core i7 + Radeon
  7. Red Hat Releases Its RHEL 7 Release Candidate
  8. New Features Coming To Xubuntu 14.04 LTS
  9. NVIDIA Officially Releases CUDA 6
  10. Google Releases An AutoFDO Converter For Perf In LLVM
  11. Fedora 21 To Evaluate Remote Journal Logging, 64-bit ARM Emulation
  12. Star Citizen Will Be Coming To Linux
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money
  2. Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd
  3. Bye bye BSD, Hello Linux: A Sys Admin's Story
  4. New tool for undervolt/overclock AMD K8L and K10 processors
  5. How to enable opengl 3.3 on r9 270?
  6. R290x sound problems
  7. radeon-profile: tool for changing profiles and monitoring some GPU parameters
  8. Torvalds Is Unconvinced By LTO'ing A Linux Kernel