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  • POCL 1.0 RC1 Adds Experimental CUDA Backend, Full OpenCL 1.2 Support

    Phoronix: POCL 1.0 RC1 Adds Experimental CUDA Backend, Full OpenCL 1.2 Support

    One of the most exciting open-source OpenCL projects we have been following in recent years is POCL as "Portable C" for having an LLVM-based portable OpenCL implementation to run on CPUs as well as GPUs now via AMD HSA back-end and a new experimental NVIDIA CUDA back-end. The POCL 1.0 release is finally near...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...L-POCL-1.0-RC1

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    I use POCL 0.11-pre on Android. Samsung pre-installs OpenCL libs on their phones/tablets, but when I switched to LG, they don't. So I use POCL.

    Why? I test certain capabilities with SLAMBench ( http://apt.cs.manchester.ac.uk/proje...ols/SLAMBench/ ) to test OpenCL, Open MP, etc.
    Last edited by edwaleni; 12-06-2017, 12:26 PM. Reason: Why I use POCL

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    • #3
      Originally posted by phoronix View Post
      PCOL 1.0 contains some significant changes and improvements.
      and again
      Originally posted by phoronix View Post
      POCL 1.0 also has LLVM 5.0 back-end support, improved scalability in the CPU driver, full conformance for the OpenCL 1.2 standard by default, an updated format of PCOL binaries, improved AVX-512 support, and much more.

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      • #4
        I was going to comment on the typos, tildearrow was probably unavailable when this news were posted

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