[LLVMdev] Does current LLVM target-independent code generator supports my strange chip?

Nico listiges at arcor.de
Tue Nov 25 05:10:12 PST 2008


perhaps a little bit off topic, but I read 'OpenCL':

OpenCL is very often mentioned with LLVM and Clang. Is it possible to  
use OpenCL with LLVM/Clang (I mean the official repository) by now? Or  
is there a schedule which shows when we will see OpenCL-support in  


On Nov 24, 2008, at 5:16 PM, Daniel M Gessel wrote:

> In addition to GLSL, Khronos' recently announced OpenCL which also
> disallows recursion in part because stack operations are still very
> slow on GPUs (small dependent load/stores aren't great for the huge
> pipeline). A random non-expert thought: maybe there's some general
> approach to non-stack based function calling that could be implemented
> with a global register allocator and an analysis of the call tree?

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