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  • SPIR-V Support For Upstream LLVM Is Back To Being Discussed

    Phoronix: SPIR-V Support For Upstream LLVM Is Back To Being Discussed

    Next month the Vulkan 1.0 API will turn two years old but a goal that has remained elusive to date has been getting SPIR-V -- the intermediate representation shared by Vulkan and OpenCL -- into upstream LLVM...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...IR-V-2018-Talk

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    But wasn't SPIR-V based off LLVM's intermediate representation to begin with?

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    • #3
      I don't understand either, what is the functional use for this specific "support"?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by carewolf View Post
        But wasn't SPIR-V based off LLVM's intermediate representation to begin with?
        SPIR (non-V, originally just for OpenCL) was based off LLVM IR. SPIR-V is a clean sheet design.
        Michael Larabel
        http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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