[OpenCL] __generic address space for CL2.0

Anastasia Stulova anastasia.stulova at arm.com
Wed Nov 19 04:24:56 PST 2014

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From: aaron.ballman at gmail.com [mailto:aaron.ballman at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Aaron Ballman
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To: Anastasia Stulova
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Subject: Re: [OpenCL] __generic address space for CL2.0

>  I am not certain what "in the local to a work" means.

> I am not certain what "in the private to a work item" means.

In OpenCL there is such a thing as "work item" that is some sort of a thread executing a portion of work shared among multiple threads (that form work groups altogether).

So private/local to work item/group refers to a region of memory that is either accessible by one thread or a group of threads respectively.

Does it clarify a bit what I am trying to say?


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