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Re: The nvptx port [0/11+]


On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Bernd Schmidt <bernds@codesourcery.com> wrote:
> On 10/21/2014 10:18 AM, Richard Biener wrote:
>>
>> So with this restriction I wonder why it didn't make sense to go the
>> HSA "backend" route emitting PTX from a GIMPLE SSA pass.  This
>> would have avoided the LTO dance as well ...
>
>
> Quite simple - there isn't an established way to do this. If I'd known you
> were doing something like this when I started the work I might have looked
> into that approach.

Ah, I see.  I think having both ways now is good so we can compare
pros and cons in practice (and make further targets follow the better
approach if there is one).

Richard.

>
> Bernd
>


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