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Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 08:26:58 +0530
From: Sayantan Datta <std2048@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: AMD GCN ISA development

Hello,

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 2:46 AM, Dániel Bali <balijanosdaniel@...il.com>wrote:

> Is this a problem for us? The inner ELF binary that was generated on the
> HD 7970 contains 10 sections too.
>

Yes, the new drivers won't recognize the old format binaries and it fails
to compile.

Will we have to write our own GCN assembler? It would be a fun project, but
> surely someone worked on something similar before? The discussion I linke
> started in January and I didn't find anything besides that, by the way.
> Could we ask realhet for (some part of) the source he made for HetPas?
>

In the same discussion you mentioned before , Realhet posted a part of his
GCN assembler but says he can't(doesn't want to) put the whole thing
because it is a part of his script engine.
http://devgurus.amd.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/1287838-3440/gcn_asm_parts.zip
<http://devgurus.amd.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/1287838-3440/gcn_asm_parts.zip>
But we might try building our own assembler.

Regards,
Sayantan

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