[arch-dev-public] Opencl/Cuda headers
stephane at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 1 10:55:11 EDT 2010
Le samedi 30 octobre 2010 14:12:25, Stéphane Gaudreault a écrit :
> Le samedi 30 octobre 2010 07:02:08, Ionuț Bîru a écrit :
> > On 10/30/2010 07:45 AM, Stéphane Gaudreault wrote:
> > > My suggestion would be to package only OpenCL headers (Khronos version)
> > > and eventually discuss addition of Cuda if it becomes easier to
> > > maintain in a rolling release distribution. The new
> > > "khronos-opencl-headers" package could be added as optional
> > > dependencies for nvidia-utils which will also include a
> > > "provides=('libCL')". I tested this solution on several codes and
> > > it works well. It also seems that Debian is going to do something very
> > > similar.
> > >
> > > So what do other people think about this problem ?
> > >
> > > Stéphane
> > imo khronos-opencl-headers is not a good name for our package. can we
> > have opencl-headers or nvidia-opencl-headers if the headers for the
> > opensource drivers are not compatible with them?
> Since headers from both sources are almost the same (modulo some comments),
> it does not matter which one we choose. Following your suggestion, I
> uploaded an nvidia-opencl-headers package on AUR:
> This may not be the final package, but it is probably easier to discuss
> around something concrete :-)
If there is no objection, I will upload the new package tomorrow.
Ionuț : Would it be possible to add opencl in the provides line of nvidia-
utils please? This will close FS#20558.
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