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Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:42:35 +0200
From: magnum <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: OpenCL vectorizing how-to.

On 2013-10-18 16:40, magnum wrote:
> The code for achieving all this is trivial, the host code supplies a
> V_WIDTH macro and the kernels build accordingly using #ifdefs and
> macros.

OK, for my OOB fan club and future googlers, here's an example of just 
how trivial it is:

Before that commit, it was a simple two-part scalar kernel. After, the 
first part is still scalar (because it has to - input lengths vary) but 
it writes data in vector format for the main kernel - which is now 
vectorized with extremely few changes, and supports any width - to use.

I'm looking forward to see how eg. wpapsk-opencl performs now on the 
Xeon Phi. Unless its driver rather auto-vectorizes of course :-/


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