OpenMP Architecture Review Board Releases Technical Report that Addresses Top User Requests
Technical Report 6 is a preview of OpenMP 5.0, expected in November 2018
Denver, Colorado – November 13, 2017 – The OpenMP® Architecture Review Board (ARB) has released Technical Report 6, the second preview for the future OpenMP API, version 5.0.
“Technical Report 6 demonstrates the importance of user feedback to the OpenMP specification,” says Bronis R. de Supinski, the Chair of the OpenMP Language Committee. “Users have indicated that several features are vitally important to them, such as multilevel memory support, deep copy, easy access to unified shared memory and a descriptive loop construct. As a result of that feedback, OpenMP 5.0 will include all of these major additions.”.