[Mesa-dev] opencl (clover) patches question

Jorge Villaseñor salinasv at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 11:13:06 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Zack Rusin <zackr at vmware.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 July 2010 20:33:59 Anthony Waters wrote:
>> sounds good,
>> the patches in
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/mesa3d-dev@lists.sourceforge.net/msg10561.html
>> don't produce any conflicts with the commit from 3/28, they applied
>> cleanly into my working copy with a 3 way merge through git am -3
>> not sure if this is a concern or not, but after the 3 way merge the
>> commit log is not in chronological order anymore
> That doesn't really matter. Just so that I know do you actually have a plan or
> are you just playing around? I'm asking because the reason the Clover
> repository is waiting is because the entire codebase will depend on the
> infrastructure for GPGPU in Gallium, Clang integration and LLVM code-gen code.
> In the gallium resources branch I've the first crucial part of the changes in
> Gallium which is support for buffer reads and gather instructions. Then we'll
> need to implement scatter and memory spaces.
> TBH anything short of that Gallium/Clang/LLVM infrastructure work is at this
> point not very useful because it will just be rewritten later. Actually from
> the simpler stuff maybe cleaning up the build system or changing the testing
> framework to QtTest would be useful for later. I wouldn't spend any time on
> anything but that at this point.
> z

Is there some public roadmap to get this working? somewhere we can
start hacking?  As Anthony I'm a newcomer and I'm looking for getting
OpenCL/clover up.


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