Currently, binaries are built for all supported AMD architectures.
Is it possible to specify one particular architecture to build for? This would speed up build times.
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I'm not aware of any such option other than CL_CONTEXT_OFFLINE_DEVICES_AMD which builds offline binaries for all the supported devices. I'll check though.
Btw, I think, you referred offline compilation/build time by the statement: "This would speed up build times."
I'm not sure why time is a big factor for generating the offline binaries. In general, the offline binaries are generated once and at runtime, only device specific binaries are used for online builds.
Thanks, Dipak. True, I don't need to do an offline build that often, but it still takes quite a bit of time now to do the build, since the compiler is building
for around 20 different architectures. I have a lot of kernels to build, so this is an issue for me. If I could just target Ellesemere, for example,
that would help a lot. I am guessing it would not be a lot of work to only build for a subset of all architectures?