sharing graal experiments
tom.deneau at amd.com
Mon Feb 18 12:46:15 PST 2013
Just to make sure I understand,
you are saying we do not need to create a separate sumatra/sumatra-dev/graal repo, we can just use Sumatra/Sumatra-dev/hotspot, which will occasionally be synced with graal/graal
and graal/graal will occasionally be synced with some development version of hotspot.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian Thalinger [mailto:christian.thalinger at oracle.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 2:10 PM
> To: Thomas Wuerthinger
> Cc: Deneau, Tom; graal-dev at openjdk.java.net; sumatra-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: sharing graal experiments
> On Feb 18, 2013, at 9:37 AM, Thomas Wuerthinger
> <thomas.wuerthinger at oracle.com> wrote:
> > Tom,
> > 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.
> -- Chris
> > 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"
> >> I would vote for the first option above but am open to other opinions.
> >> -- Tom
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