Re: [Gimp-developer] Parallelization project (for students)

Ooops, sorry. I think I haven't sent the e-mail to the list. Here it is:

Hi Thomas,

I've been working with OpenCL in GEGL. I think there is a need in GEGL for
a multi-threading code-path.

But the work necessary for it is far from trivial, I know Daniel has been
working on this so I'm copying him.

On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 4:52 AM, scl <scl gplus gmail com> wrote:

On 13.07.13 at 01:22 AM Jon Nordby wrote:

A Google Summer of Code project is also taking place for porting filters
from GIMP to GEGL. This work is mentored by Victor Oliviera (victorm) and
done by Carlos Zubieta (zurwolf) , so you should probably check in with

So if working with OpenCL is not a problem, there is plenty of suitable
work. The nice thing about operations for student work is that they are
self-contained and can be understood quite easily in isolation.

I fully agree with you in these two points.
Yet I haven't seen much traffic in this GSoC item this year (sorry, if
I'm seeing it wrong), so help might be welcome.

 1) wiki pages may be out of date

Basically you're right. They are not updated immediately.
Lately I've updated the GSoC page to insert more helpful references.
The GEGL porting matrix is updated regularly, the last time on
07.07.2013. Updating it on every end of month and inserting
the missing changes is on my list of periodic tasks.
If something important is missing, I'd be grateful for suggestions.

Kind regards,


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