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Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Mon Sep 16 01:55:10 BST 2019

On Monday, September 16, 2019, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com>

It's less performant in that it probably won't support the custom graphics
> instructions on the libre-riscv gpu.
I was thinking precisely along the lines of wondering how to make it do
exactly  that :)

> Then it occurred to me that unlike amdgpu it is unlikely to have or ever
have the fundamental support for vectorisation that AMD's code has, and
adding texturisation primitives to swiftthingy would be a pain in the neck.

Ultimately though, somewhere in 5+ years they might actually consider it,
we would need actual silicon sold in google chromebooks in qty 10 million
and above before it would happen.


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