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Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 22:53:12 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: OpenCL problems

On 02/04/2013 10:31 PM, magnum wrote:
> What happens without that show_usage cludge? Does it fail to give proper usage output? Ah no, I think I see now: this way it wont even list the formats unless we have a proper device, right?
> 
> I think we should think about this before doing too much. Maybe we should list the formats anyway. Or maybe not. Argh.
> 
> The simplest might be to drop this idea and just do like unstable: As long as you don't use an OpenCL format, it's fine not having any working platform and/or device. Only when you do, you'll get a device/platform error.

The other approach could also be justified.
You could create and distribute one binary, and this binary would just
list what's available on a specific system.

Frank

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