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    Phoronix: On The Heels Of An Impressive Launch

    Those that follow my Twitter feed know a big software announcement is pending after being set back multiple times over the past week. Here's one graph illustrating the real-world impact of this yet-to-be-announced open-source move for open operating systems...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTU0Ng

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    "Dirndl" LOOOL ... an German codeword for that one:



    and i think its a opensource galium3D openCL implementation from redhat or google

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    and i think its a opensource galium3D openCL implementation from redhat or google
    I'm starting to think so, too

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    Quote Originally Posted by allquixotic View Post
    I'm starting to think so, too
    That would make me very happy... Although it would kinda mess with someone's GSoC project a bit.

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    I know you can't say what it is, but can you say when it will be announced?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris200x9 View Post
    I know you can't say what it is, but can you say when it will be announced?
    Well, the article says hopefully Thursday, but it sounds like it's already been delayed a few times so who knows.

    From twitter:
    something is being open-sourced and made available for free where as up to now it's costed $1795+ per license.
    What costs $1800? An icc license maybe?

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    i don't get it what is this thing? what does it do? i didn't follow the twitter feeds so i have no idea what this is, how it works, or what it impacts. the numbers look impressive but i don't understand the significance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qaridarium View Post
    and i think its a opensource galium3D openCL implementation from redhat or google
    The Himeno benchmark is single threaded so there is no way openCL is causing this performance bump.

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    Micheal you revealed it,...$1795 )
    http://www.pathscale.com/ekopath-compiler-suite

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    Damn! Now the is downright impressive!

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