[Mesa-dev] Threading issues with LLVM pipeline
ageorgo at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 08:30:56 PDT 2012
Ok, what if I one uses a global lock around every gl call? Would that
work with the current version of pipeline before proper thread support
is in place?
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 3:42 AM, Jose Fonseca <jfonseca at vmware.com> wrote:
> gallivm/llvmpipe is not thread safe.
> To fix it, we need to have separate LLVMContext / JIT engines for each pipe_context (i.e., each thread).
> I'm working on a branch that does most of this, and I plan to commit over the next month or so. That branch also has changes for the compilation to happen per function, and not per module, so that we can use MC-JIT (which will eventually supersed the current JIT engine), and that part is a bit experimental and needs more work, which is why I can't commit immediately.
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