[LLVMdev] PTX backend support for atomics

Justin Holewinski justin.holewinski at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 03:57:34 PDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley <jrk at csail.mit.edu>wrote:

> I notice that there is not currently any intrinsic support for atomics in
> the PTX backend. Is this on the roadmap? Should it be as easy to add as it
> seems (plumbing through just like the thread ID instructions, &c.)? The
> obvious difference is that these ops have side effects.

It should be just a matter of defining these as back-end intrinsics.
 Patches are always welcome. :)

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