[cfe-dev] [RFC] Delayed target-specific diagnostic when compiling for the devices.

John McCall via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jan 15 14:33:40 PST 2019

On 15 Jan 2019, at 17:20, Alexey Bataev wrote:
> This is not only for asm, we need to delay all target-specific 
> diagnostics.
> I'm not saying that we need to move the host diagnostic, only the 
> diagnostic for the device compilation.
> As for Cuda, it is a little but different. In Cuda the programmer must 
> explicitly mark the device functions,  while in OpenMP it must be done 
> implicitly. Thus, we cannot reuse the solution used for Cuda.

All it means is that you can't just use the solution used for CUDA "off 
the shelf".  The basic idea of associating diagnostics with the current 
function and then emitting those diagnostics later when you realize that 
you have to emit that function is still completely applicable.


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