More GCC Patches To Get OpenMP Offloading To NVIDIA NVPTX Working

Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 17 October 2016 at 07:45 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Fresh patches are available for GCC to get OpenMP offloading to the NVIDIA PTX ISA working for accelerating OpenMP on NVIDIA GPUs with the GNU Compiler Collection.

Alexander Monakov has published the latest patches for GCC to provide OpenMP offloading to NVPTX, the ISA to be consumed in turn by NVIDIA's proprietary driver. GCC NVPTX support has been ongoing for quite a while now but these are the final pieces for getting OpenMP support in place.

The code for now can be found on the mailing list while hopefully it will be merged to trunk in time for next year's GCC 7.1 release. More GCC offloading details via this Wiki page for those interested.
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