maxdz8

Elements of a struct or union must belong to the same address space

Discussion created by maxdz8 on Oct 6, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 7, 2014 by dipak

1.2 specification, page 235.

 

Thereby, the following is invalid OpenCL C

 

struct Tables {
     local ulong *t0;
     constant ulong *t1;
};

 

Output from building in codexl 64 is

========== Build started: Building groestlMYR_legacy.cl on 3 devices. ==========

Compiling device: Capeverde... ...Failed!

OpenCL Compile Error: clBuildProgram failed (CL_BUILD_PROGRAM_FAILURE).

Error compiling program for legacyGROESTLMYR_1stStep.

 

 

Frontend phase failed compilation.

Error: Creating kernel legacyGROESTLMYR_1stStep failed!

 

Which is clearly the right thing to do, albeit I would appreciate a more descriptive error (not necessarily with line number) as I find this particular limitation a bit distant from the "as C" mindset.

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