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Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:52:22 -0200
From: Claudio André <>
Subject: Re: Changes to common-opencl.c

Em 13-01-2013 00:28, magnum escreveu:
> We'll see what Sayantan says but my first reflection is we only need a devices array. We could drop the platform notion everywhere except --list=opencl-devices, which should show the same information as eg. clinfo does, as well as the JtR's device number that matches each "platform:device".

I like this too (in the mean time, i removed all use of platform in all 
formats except, of course, Sayantan's).

>> >Important:
>> >- I changed all but Sayantan's formats to this new API (only one line per format). I mean.
>> >  . we do the 'initialization' of opencl using platform_id and device_id.
>> >  . but then uses ocl_gpu_id. See the questions above.
>> >- I need to understand Sayantan usage of copied common-opencl.c code to change it. Even better, Sayantan can say his opinion on the matter.
>> >- magnun's code as listOpenCLdevices was not tested.
>> >
>> >Patch (only a few formats was tested)
>> >
> I'll have a look at it. I'm tempted to include this in Jumbo-8 if we are to change the --platform and --device syntax. The earlier we do such things, the better.
Not now, but we can discuss this latter. Your jumbo-8 changes resulted 
in merge conflits, so attention is really necessary when merging back.


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