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  • Vulkan-CPU Has Working SPIR-V To LLVM IR Translation, x86 Code Almost Working

    Phoronix: Vulkan-CPU Has Working SPIR-V To LLVM IR Translation, x86 Code Almost Working

    Jacob Lifshay, the student developer via GSoC 2017 working on a Vulkan CPU-based implementation to essentially serve as a software renderer that is making use of LLVM, now has working SPIR-V to LLVM IR translation...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-SPIRV-To-LLVM

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    Sounds like he is progressing well! A fallback driver is welcome, I assume it might be useful for virtual machines or drivers without Vulkan support like nouveau.

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      Originally posted by R41N3R View Post
      Sounds like he is progressing well! A fallback driver is welcome, I assume it might be useful for virtual machines or drivers without Vulkan support like nouveau.
      Yes this is fully needed for a fallback and, they was working on a GDK+ Vulkan API backend i don't know what happened to this. https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...Vulkan-GTK-GSK

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