[Numpy-discussion] NumPy to CPU+GPU compiler, looking for tests

Henry Gomersall heng at cantab.net
Tue Oct 23 11:48:14 EDT 2012


On Tue, 2012-10-23 at 11:41 -0400, Frédéric Bastien wrote:
> Did you saw the gpu nd array project? We try to do something similar
> but only for the GPU.
> 
Out of interest, is there a reason why the backend for Numpy could not
be written entirely in OpenCL?

Assuming of course all the relevant backends are up to scratch.

Is there a fundamental reason why targetting a CPU through OpenCL is
worse than doing it exclusively through C or C++?

Henry




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