Bill Allombert on Sun, 25 Aug 2013 10:47:07 +0200

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Re: Using PARI with Cuda-5 technology

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 03:33:26AM +0200, Dennis Sydekum wrote:
> Hello PARI-Development-team,
> I´m from an BOINC-Project, called Numberfields@Home, and we´ll write
> an GPU-application. At the moment we only using an CPU-app with
> pari-2.5.
> We need two different GPU-app´s; OpenCL for AMD and CUDA or NVIDIA,
> but we don´t know if Pari runs under CUDA or OpenCL. (We only know
> that MATLAP runs really good under CUDA-5.)
> So, thats the question. I hope, that pari runs under cuda, if not we
> must write an new application of pari.

I do not think anybody has tried to run PARI under CUDA/OpenCL and I doubt
it will work. For starter, you will need a CUDA/OpenCL version of GNU GMP
to get decent performance.