[Beowulf] PathScale EKOPath goes open source

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Tue Jun 14 09:22:02 PDT 2011


Mark Hahn wrote:

>> Thanks! One question, how does EKOPath differ from
>> the AMD Open64 version?

>I'm sure the answer is "history", since they are at least in abstract,
>both forks that have been separately developed for years. 

The history (possibly even the real history) is here:

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open64

More useful than the history would be a performance comparison of the
current versions of the Open64 variants vs. gcc vs. Intel vs. Portland
compilers.  Anybody seen a comparison that is not several years old?

Thanks,

David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech


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