[wwwdocs] Mention AMD GCN on the website

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Andrew Stubbs Jan. 17, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
AMD GCN has now been committed to the trunk.

Is the attached OK for the website? Most of the wording has been 
modelled on the existing C-SKY announcements.

Thanks

Andrew

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Andi Kleen Jan. 17, 2019, 5:39 p.m. | #1
Andrew Stubbs <ams@codesourcery.com> writes:
>  

> +<h3 id="amdgcn">AMD GCN</h3>

> +<ul>

> +  <li>

> +    A new back end targeting AMD GCN GPUs has been contributed to GCC.  The

> +    following devices are supported (GCC identifiers in parentheses):


Can you add a few words on the current limitations?

-Andi
Andrew Stubbs Jan. 17, 2019, 5:51 p.m. | #2
On 17/01/2019 17:39, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Can you add a few words on the current limitations?


How's this?

Andrew
diff --git a/htdocs/backends.html b/htdocs/backends.html
index bb70aa6..eecd09a 100644
--- a/htdocs/backends.html
+++ b/htdocs/backends.html
@@ -81,6 +81,7 @@ csky       |                  b   ia
 epiphany   |         C           gi   s
 fr30       | ??    FI B      pb mg    s
 frv        | ??       B       b   i   s
+gcn        |   S     C D  q        a e
 h8300      |       FI B     c    g    s
 i386       |   ? Q        q   b   ia
 ia64       |   ? Q   C    qr  b m i
diff --git a/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html b/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
index a35d911..db9ac24 100644
--- a/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
+++ b/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
@@ -216,6 +216,21 @@ a work-in-progress.</p>
   </li>
 </ul>
 
+<h3 id="amdgcn">AMD GCN</h3>
+<ul>
+  <li>
+    A new back end targeting AMD GCN GPUs has been contributed to GCC.  The
+    implementation is currently limited to compiling single-threaded,
+    stand-alone programs.  Future versions will add support for offloading
+    multi-threaded kernels via OpenMP and OpenACC.  The following devices are
+    supported (GCC identifiers in parentheses):
+    <ul>
+      <li>Fiji (<code>fiji</code>).</li>
+      <li>Vega 10 (<code>gfx900</code>).</li>
+    </ul>
+  </li>
+</ul>
+
 <h3 id="arc">ARC</h3>
 <ul>
   <li>LRA is now on by default for the ARC target.  This can be
diff --git a/htdocs/index.html b/htdocs/index.html
index 181d479..8b39ff3 100644
--- a/htdocs/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/index.html
@@ -54,6 +54,11 @@ mission statement</a>.</p>
 <h2 id="news">News</h2>
 <dl>
 
+<dt><span>AMD GCN support</span>
+    <span clsss="date">[2019-01-17]</span></dt>
+    <dd>GCC support for AMD GCN Fiji and Vega GPUs has been added.  This back
+      end was contributed by Mentor Graphics.</dd>
+
 <dt><span><a href="gcc-7/">GCC 7.4</a> released</span>
     <span class="date">[2018-12-06]</span></dt>
     <dd></dd>
Andi Kleen Jan. 17, 2019, 6:51 p.m. | #3
On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 05:51:39PM +0000, Andrew Stubbs wrote:
> On 17/01/2019 17:39, Andi Kleen wrote:

> > Can you add a few words on the current limitations?

> 

> How's this?


Looks good.

-Andi
Gerald Pfeifer Jan. 19, 2019, 12:58 p.m. | #4
On Thu, 17 Jan 2019, Andrew Stubbs wrote:
> How's this?


Note the typo in the patch for the main page

  <span clsss=
         ^^^

Otherwise looks good to me (and thanks to Andi, too, for his feedback),
i.e., approved.

Gerald

Patch

diff --git a/htdocs/backends.html b/htdocs/backends.html
index bb70aa6..eecd09a 100644
--- a/htdocs/backends.html
+++ b/htdocs/backends.html
@@ -81,6 +81,7 @@  csky       |                  b   ia
 epiphany   |         C           gi   s
 fr30       | ??    FI B      pb mg    s
 frv        | ??       B       b   i   s
+gcn        |   S     C D  q        a e
 h8300      |       FI B     c    g    s
 i386       |   ? Q        q   b   ia
 ia64       |   ? Q   C    qr  b m i
diff --git a/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html b/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
index a35d911..f70a39a 100644
--- a/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
+++ b/htdocs/gcc-9/changes.html
@@ -216,6 +216,18 @@  a work-in-progress.</p>
   </li>
 </ul>
 
+<h3 id="amdgcn">AMD GCN</h3>
+<ul>
+  <li>
+    A new back end targeting AMD GCN GPUs has been contributed to GCC.  The
+    following devices are supported (GCC identifiers in parentheses):
+    <ul>
+      <li>Fiji (<code>fiji</code>).</li>
+      <li>Vega 10 (<code>gfx900</code>).</li>
+    </ul>
+  </li>
+</ul>
+
 <h3 id="arc">ARC</h3>
 <ul>
   <li>LRA is now on by default for the ARC target.  This can be
diff --git a/htdocs/index.html b/htdocs/index.html
index 181d479..8b39ff3 100644
--- a/htdocs/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/index.html
@@ -54,6 +54,11 @@  mission statement</a>.</p>
 <h2 id="news">News</h2>
 <dl>
 
+<dt><span>AMD GCN support</span>
+    <span clsss="date">[2019-01-17]</span></dt>
+    <dd>GCC support for AMD GCN Fiji and Vega GPUs has been added.  This back
+      end was contributed by Mentor Graphics.</dd>
+
 <dt><span><a href="gcc-7/">GCC 7.4</a> released</span>
     <span class="date">[2018-12-06]</span></dt>
     <dd></dd>