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JeGX

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CUDA Platform Source Release
« on: December 14, 2011, 08:26:15 PM »
On December 13th, NVIDIA announced that it will open up the CUDA platform by releasing source code for the CUDA Compiler.

Using the source code for new LLVM-based compiler that will be released with CUDA Toolkit 4.1, researchers and tools vendors will be able to:
  • Support GPU acceleration in more programming languages, including many new and existing domain-specific languages (DSLs)
  • Make new advancements in processor architecture and heterogeneous systems research
  • Support CUDA applications on a wide variety of many-core and multi-core processors

More information: http://developer.nvidia.com/content/cuda-platform-source-release

Other related news:
- NVIDIA Releases CUDA 4.1: CUDA Goes LLVM and Open Source (Kind Of)
- NVIDIA Open-Sources Its CUDA Compiler
- NVIDIA Releases Source To CUDA Compiler
« Last Edit: December 14, 2011, 08:43:35 PM by JeGX »

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Re: CUDA Platform Source Release
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 12:19:44 AM »
Excellent!

AMD recently released a beta of their open source LLVM compiler for OpenCL to AMDIL:
http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2011-December/046136.html