sharing graal experiments
christian.thalinger at oracle.com
Mon Feb 18 12:09:55 PST 2013
On Feb 18, 2013, at 9:37 AM, Thomas Wuerthinger <thomas.wuerthinger at oracle.com> wrote:
> I'd suggest a combination of option 1 and 2: Experiments go into a sumatra-dev/graal fork. Stable changes to Graal to make it a more suitable compiler for the GPU are added to graal/graal. We can help making those changes.
I concur. The PTX port should go into graal/graal because it's the first GPU architecture for Graal and it will be helpful to make infrastructure changes based on what we need for that.
Other GPU architectures can go to sumatra/sumatra-dev/hotspot first and later be integrated in graal/graal.
> The Graal repository is a fork of the HotSpot repository. So, pulling in changes from graal/graal into sumatra/sumatra-dev/hotspot should work.
> - thomas
> On Feb 18, 2013, at 8:52 AM, "Deneau, Tom" <tom.deneau at amd.com> wrote:
>> A repository question...
>> Some sumatra folks are or will be doing some experiments under the graal tree. How should these be made available to the rest of the Sumatra team?
>> * would we make our own Sumatra-dev/graal fork of the graal repository ?
>> * or would we share such things in some way under the existing graal repository?
>> * or share them as patches to graal posted in our "scratch" directory.
>> I would vote for the first option above but am open to other opinions.
>> -- Tom
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