[arch-dev-public] Opencl/Cuda headers

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 1 11:55:14 EDT 2010

On 11/01/2010 04:55 PM, Stéphane Gaudreault wrote:
> 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')"[6]. I tested this solution on several codes and
>>>> it works well. It also seems that Debian is going to do something very
>>>> similar[7].
>>>> 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:
>> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=42430
>> This may not be the final package, but it is probably easier to discuss
>> around something concrete :-)
>> Stéphane
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Stéphane

the bug suggest to use libcl.

we are settle to use opencl from know own and nvidia-opencl-headers as 
optional dependency?


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