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== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==

Revision as of 08:27, 25 September 2013


Change Proposal Name OpenCL

Summary

This change will bring initial OpenCL support to Fedora. This will include enabling Mesa's OpenCL state-tracker and the introduction of several OpenCL related packages.

Owner

  • Name: Fabian Deutsch
  • Email: fabiand@fedoraproject.org
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 21
  • Last updated: 2013-09-23
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

The change will include the following sub changes:

  • khronos icd
  • Package ViennaCL - A math library whcih can utilize CPU (OpenMP) and GPU (OpenCL/CUDA) WIP
  • Package pyopencl - A python library for accessing OpenCL BLOCKED BY rhbz #1002898
  • Package radeontop - To monitor a Radeon GPU (which supports OpenCL)
  • Package piglit - This will be a testuite for the OpenCL implementations


  • Add a new group to comps or a opencl-dev package?
  • Add virtual provides to the opencl implementations - So a app requireing opencl just needs to require the virtual package (so any provider)
  • Version opencl-headers

Benefit to Fedora

Developres will have an easier start to develop OpenCL based software on Fedora. Furthermore this shall be seen as a step o bring OpenCL based software to Linux in general.

Scope

  • Proposal owners: Mainly packaging
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

This is a pure enhancements, so nothing should break.

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes