[llvm-dev] [RFC] Upstreaming PACXX (Programing Accelerators with C++)
Ronan KERYELL via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Feb 5 12:40:20 PST 2018
>>>>> On Mon, 5 Feb 2018 07:11:29 +0000, "Haidl, Michael via llvm-dev" <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> said:
Michael> HI LLVM comunity, after 3 years of development, various
Michael> talks on LLVM-HPC and EuroLLVM and other scientific
Michael> conferences I want to present my PhD research topic to the
Michael> Recently, I open sourced PACXX on github  under the same
Michael> license LLVM is currently using.
Michael> Since my PhD is now in its final stage I wanted to ask if
Michael> there is interest in having such an SPMD programming model
There is probably a lot of things in your code that could be useful for
a lot of other projects related to heterogeneous computing.
It would be nice to have some common support upstreamed for all these
heterogeneous C++ languages (CUDA/OpenMP/OpenACC/OpenCL C++/SYCL/C++AMP/HCC/...)
to ease their implementation or up-streaming.
For now only CUDA & OpenMP are up-streamed I think.
Of course it is not obvious with all these heterogeneous dialects coming
with some subtle syntax, feature and semantics differences...
Are you relying on some of the up-streamed CUDA/OpenMP code for your implementation?
Thanks for your work.
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