PATCH: re-enable OpenCL extensions

Anastasia Stulova via cfe-commits cfe-commits at
Thu Jan 19 09:31:02 PST 2017

As mentioned on cfe-dev as well, although it doesn't seem too critical it is generally not logical to enable all extensions by default because most of the targets don't even support OpenCL. But I understand your situation with using x86 or ARM backends in a generic way. Do you think this can be solved instead with the new " -cl-ext=" option:

May be Sam could comment more since he has done most work with the extensions lately.


-----Original Message-----
From: cfe-commits [mailto:cfe-commits-bounces at] On Behalf Of Kalle Raiskila via cfe-commits
Sent: 19 January 2017 08:03
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Subject: PATCH: re-enable OpenCL extensions


I noticed a change from clang 3.8 to 3.9, that it disabled all OpenCL extension pragmas per default.
This broke pocl on e.g. ARM for LLVM 3.9 (

$ echo "#pragma OPENCL EXTENSION cl_khr_icd: enable" > $ clang  -emit-llvm -x cl -o tmp.bc -c

works fine, but:
$ clang  -emit-llvm -x cl -o tmp.bc -c --target=armv7-unknown-linux-gnueabihf warning: unsupported OpenCL extension 'cl_khr_icd' - ignoring [-Wignored-pragmas] #pragma OPENCL EXTENSION cl_khr_icd: enable
1 warning generated.

Attached is a patch that enables OpenCL extensions for all targets per default, and then sets the status quo of supported extensions for those targets that currently customize their settings (i.e.
Most generic CPUs can handle all OpenCL extensions just fine.

Please keep me as CC, I am not subscribed to the list.

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