Paul Zimmermann Paul.Zimmermann at loria.fr
Wed Dec 1 09:00:00 CET 2010


> From: "Rick C. Hodgin" <foxmuldrster at yahoo.com>
> Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 01:12:36 -0600
> I am realizing as I begin using GMP (and MPFR) how much I need to have
> this library ported to GPU architecture for additional processing speed.
> I wanted to ask if there are any efforts underway toward this end?  If
> not, would somebody be interested in striking up a dialog with me to
> port GMP (and MPFR) to ATI and NVIDIA GPUs?
> I am willing to do all programming under the current license, as an
> off-shoot of GMP (and MPFR).  But it's doubtful it would succeed if I
> did it on my own.
> I'm asking for help in this endeavor.  Thank you.
> - Rick C. Hodgin

MPFR's efficiency very much relies on the efficiency of GMP's mpn functions,
thus the first thing would be to port mpn to GPU.

Porting mpn to GPU is surely possible, but an efficient port is more tricky.

Paul Zimmermann

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