[llvm-dev] Question about the status of the IR extensions for OpenMP
Roger Ferrer Ibáñez via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jun 12 02:49:40 PDT 2018
thanks a lot Johannes.
I have some (hopefully simple) questions about your proposal. I'll
make them in the original thread, instead.
2018-06-12 11:17 GMT+02:00 Johannes Doerfert <jdoerfert at anl.gov>:
> Hi Roger,
> There are at least two concurrent efforts that work on an IR extension
> similar to what you cite below, one by Intel and one by a researcher
> working group. Afaik, both will approach the community in the next few
> weeks. (And to make sure they'll see your mail I put them all in the
> In the meantime you could take a look at this proposal . It is not
> an IR extension but an abstraction layer that allows to design and
> test parallel specific analysis and optimizations on both current and
> future parallel representations.
>  https://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2018-June/123841.html
> I realized you saw the proposal already but I didn't want to remove
> the paragraph about it once I was done.
> On 06/11, Roger Ferrer Ibáñez via llvm-dev wrote:
>> [Apologies if you received this email twice, the first time I sent it
>> from the wrong email account]
>> Hi all,
>> some time ago Intel proposed a set of minimal IR extensions to improve
>> the support of OpenMP in LLVM .
>> I wonder if there has been any progress on this and if it is going to
>> be upstreamed.
>> Also the previous proposal and communications to the llvm-dev
>> mention the following spec:
>> LLVM Intrinsic Function and Metadata String Interface for Directive
>> (or Pragmas) Representation.
>> Specification Draft v0.9, Intel Corporation, 2016.
>> but I have not been able to find it anywhere (at least via a web
>> search). Is it available somewhere?
>> Thanks a lot,
>>  https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3148191
>>  https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3018872
>>  http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2017-January/108906.html
>> LLVM Developers mailing list
>> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
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