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- Subject: Re: OpenCL
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 23:31:14 +0000
On Wed, 10 Dec 2008 10:47:10 +1300
"Ian Bevan" <Ian.Bevan@Fronde.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if anybody in the community has considered porting LUA
> runtime to OpenCL?
I assume you mean Lua :) Given OpenCL is based on C99, and the current
reference implementation is based on LLVM, I suspect all that's needed
is a wrapper and a few tweaks. Shouldn't be too difficult.
I'm having trouble imagining a situation where there'd be a significant
performance boost from running an interpreted general-purpose language
on your GPU, though. They're really only any good at highly parallel