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  • v2.0.1 Changes

    • ๐Ÿ†• New Kernel.compile(...) methods for forcing pre-compilation of a kernel without executing it
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed NPE bug for Kernel.getProfileReportCurrentThread(device) and similar methods
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug where ClassModel would throw an error when loaded if boot strap methods were 0.
    • โšก๏ธ Updated the following dependency versions: ** org.apache.bcel:bcel 6.4.1 -< 6.5.0 ** org.scala-lang:scala-library 2.13.1 -> 2.13.3
  • v2.0.0 Changes

    January 19, 2020
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed Potential JVM crash when using multi-dimensional arrays (> 1D)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug causing wrong Aparapi-native library to be loaded.
    • Minimum Java JDK compatible is now 1.8 or higher, used to be 1.7
    • โšก๏ธ Updated the following dependency versions:
      ** com.aparapi: aparapi-jni 1.4.1 -> 1.4.2
      ** org.scala-lang: scala-library 2.12.6 -> 2.13.1
      ** net.alchim31.maven: scala-maven-plugin 3.4.1 -> 4.3.0
      ** org.apache.bcel: bcel 6.2 -> 6.4.1
  • v1.10.0 Changes

    September 05, 2018
    • If statements with empty blocks and comparisons outside of if or while statements now compile and run on the GPU.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix kernel management inconsistencies regarding preferred devices management
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix Java execution mode with barriers to not deadlock when a thread dies or is interrupted (InterruptedException)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix Java execution mode to fail-fast when Kernel execution fails
    • Java execution mode now provides detailed backtraces of failed Kernel threads including passId, groupIds, globalIds and localIds
    • ๐ŸŒ Internal translation of bytecode is now facilitated by the BCEL library
    • ๐Ÿ‘€ Scala support has been added (see unit tests).
    • Fix arrays of AtomicInteger stored on local variables no longer fail with type cast exception while generating OpenCL (support for I_ALOAD_0,1,2,3 bytecode instructions)
  • v1.9.0 Changes

    April 27, 2018
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed local arrays handling 1D and ND, to cope with arrays resizing across kernel executions
    • Significant speed-up on discrete GPUs with dedicated memory - OpenCLDevice.setSharedMemory(false)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Now supports efficient execution on discrete GPU and other devices with dedicated memory
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for OpenCLDevice configurator/configure API
  • v1.8.0 Changes

    April 25, 2018
    • โšก๏ธ Updated KernelManager to facilitate class extensions having constructors with non static parameters
    • Enable kernel profiling and execution simultaneously on multiple devices (multiple threads calling same kernel class on multiple devices)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed JVM crash when multi-dimensional arrays were used in Local memory (2D and 3D local arrays are now supported)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed bug where signed integer constants were being interpreted as unsigned values during Codegen.
  • v1.7.0 Changes

    April 23, 2018
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Fully support barrier() - localBarrier(), globalBarrier() and localGlobalBarrier() on OpenCL 1.2 and later.
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved exception handling, stack traces no longer double print and Error and other throwables are never caught.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix issue causing SEVERE log messages on Aparapi kernel profiling under multithreading.
    • Provide new interfaces for thread safe kernel profiling (mutiple threads calling same kernel class on same device).
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed occasional deadlock in JTP execution mode.
    • Significant speedup when running in JTP execution mode.
  • v1.6.0 Changes

    April 16, 2018
    • โž• Added support for Local arguments in kernel functions
    • โž• Added full support for atomic operations of arrays of integers on OpenCL 1.2 and later.
    • Parent pom no longer points to a snapshot.
  • v1.5.0 Changes

    February 12, 2018
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for OpenCL 2.1 added.
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support inline array creation in the kernel, which is implemented in the GPU in private memory.
    • โšก๏ธ Updated parent pom to v6.
    • ๐Ÿ›  createProgram had the wrong signature producing a unsatisfied link exception that is now fixed.
    • ๐Ÿ— Build now requires version 3.5.0 of maven due to changes in surefire plugin.
    • โž• Added the functions popcount and clz
  • v1.4.1 Changes

    September 17, 2017
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed NullPointerException when using KernelManger from the KernelManagers class
    • Now requires maven 3.0.4 or later.
    • โฌ†๏ธ Bumped parent pom version to 4.
    • โœ‚ Removed explicit versions from several plugins in the pom as these are defined in the parent.
  • v1.4.0 Changes

    July 28, 2017
    • โšก๏ธ Updated nexus stagin plugin: 1.6.7 -> 1.6.8
    • โž• Added Fused Multiply Add support.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed a bug whereby the library failed to load if OpenCL implementation isnt present, system now loads and falls back to native Java.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed several mistakes and typos in the various examples.