[aur-general] updated AUR intel-opencl-runtime, needs gmm/igc updates

Daniel Bermond danielbermond at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 20:22:19 UTC 2020

On 08/07/2020 17:06, Nick Black wrote:
> Daniel Bermond via aur-general left as an exercise for the reader:
>> This package seems to be a pre-compiled variant (-bin) of repository
>> intel-compute-runtime. If so, it should be renamed to
>> intel-compute-runtime-bin.
> Great point; thanks for the heads-up. I'll see if the source can
> be grabbed, and if so, move to that. If it's unavailable, or I
> can't get it packaged up, I'll execute the rename (this was my
> first update of a package I took over).
>> There is a known bug in gcc 10.1 that prevents us from updating igc. The
>> bug is already fixed in gcc git master, and the fix is marked to be
>> included in gcc 10.2, which in turn most likely will be released in late
>> july or august if we consider the historical gcc release schedule.
> Thanks for the information. I'm not sure how much the obsolete
> version of the package was being used; if it was in wide use,
> I'm sure I'll get some bugreports, and I'll back up to a release
> from earlier this year. Otherwise, I'm inclined to wait for the
> gcc update.
>> For the time being, if you really need updated versions of gmmlib and
>> igc, you can try to use intel-gmmlib-git and intel-graphics-compiler-bin
>> from the AUR.
> Thanks for the pointer, Daniel! Hopefully I'll be able to
> rebuild the sources against the Arch community versions of
> libgmm/libigc, and that'll fix things up.
> I personally don't need any particular version; I'm just trying
> to pitch in on Arch, and as an HPC guy, the unloved Intel OpenCL
> packages seemed a good place to start =].

Nice. Welcome to the Arch Linux community! :)

Best regards,
Daniel Bermond

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