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Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2012 22:59:29 +0530
From: Sayantan Datta <>
Subject: Re: Varous experimental OpenCL commits

Hi magnum,

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 6:33 AM, magnum <> wrote:

> Claudio, Sayantan, all
> I have committed a couple patches that are somewhat experimental:
> 1. A patch that adds an "opencl_process_event()" function in
> common-opencl.c, that can be called from within an iterated format's
> split-kernel loop. This makes for swift response to key presses as well as
> proper session-saving in time, as discussed in another thread. The
> "pseudo-code patch" now is this simple for any format:
>   void crypt_all(int count)
>   {
>         enqueue(Transfer);
>         enqueue(RarInitKernel);
>         for (i=0; i<HASH_LOOPS; i++)
>         {
>                 enqueue(RarLoopKernel);
> +               clFinish();
> +               opencl_process_event();
>         }
>         enqueue(RarFinalKernel);
Is it necessary to include clFinish() inside the loop to ensure proper
functioning of opencl_process_event() ?


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