Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:48:22 +0200 From: Lukas Odzioba <lukas.odzioba@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [Off-topic] Experiments! 2012/4/20 magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>: > I'm starting to get really frustrated too. Not only our formats are > immature, all OpenCL SDK's and tools are too. Bugs, weird "features", > undocumented behavior. An example: after days of trying to figure out > why I could not bump global work size in RAR, it turned out that > "__global const" is apparently treated as "__constant" by nvidia - thus > getting a serious size limitation. But the end result was not warnings > or build errors - just a crashing runtime. This is unacceptable, I'm > thinking maybe I should focus on CUDA until OpenCL is more mature. CUDA has it's own "features" too :). Sometimes even "i++;" is not working. Also using global (declared out of function) pointers does not work at all. In general gpu programming for now it is not so pleasant as cpu programming. Lukas
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