Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:06:52 +0400 From: Aleksey Cherepanov <aleksey.4erepanov@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: possibility of low-level optimization for GPU, IL usage (was: Off-topic) On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 06:15:15PM -0300, Claudio André wrote: > JtR target is the best performance, so, it means experiment with IL. > It is not my king of pleasure programming to low level, hope it is > yours. Of course, i agree that you can get the best possible results > if you change/develop your IL, ISA or PTX code. But it is something > i 'm not interested because: > 1. lock in. > 2. it is much, much, i really mean much, harder. > 3. AMD software is weak  (but i suppose it is not going to > stay this way for ever). > 4. NVIDIA software is not perfect  (but it is improving). Maybe I miss something because I am not in topic. For improving IL code I'd propose to tweak opensource opencl compiler - Portable OpenCL: https://launchpad.net/pocl/ Regards, Aleksey Cherepanov
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