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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: eselect OpenCL is wrong.
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 06:49:53
Message-Id: n6l1pn$uee$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] eselect OpenCL is wrong. by Alan Grimes
1 On 06/01/16 18:32, Alan Grimes wrote:
2 > Wrong, I say, WROOOOONG!!!!!
3 >[...]
4 > The game Planet Explorers (available on Steam) demonstrates how this
5 > should be used. You are given a menu at the start of the game that lists
6 > the available OpenCL implementations. You then select whatever device
7 > you want to use for OpenCL that day...
8 >
9 > So there should not be eselect OpenCL, All gentoo needs to do is enforce
10 > standards on where the relevant libraries are stored and the application
11 > will select which one to use.
13 That's already the case. They're stored in /usr/lib/OpenCL/vendors/.
14 eselect just allows applications that don't provide a mechanism for
15 selecting an implementation to work.
17 Not sure what you're asking for here :-/


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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: eselect OpenCL is wrong. Alan Grimes <ALONZOTG@×××××××.net>