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01-15-2010, 01:05 PM
hi, I found there is almost no speed difference for -O3 and -O0 for my openCL code. is this normal? thanks!
Optimization flags for the CL compiler - the part of the runtime that actually compiles your kernel and could therefore affect kernel performance - are passed during the call to clBuildProgram(). I'm guessing that you're referring to your command line or Makefile optimization flags?
Check our sections 5.4.2 and 126.96.36.199 in the CL spec; they should clarify the situation. Note that there is a standard set of optimization flags a conforming implementation is required to provide, but individual vendors could add all kinds of goodies in there.
01-15-2010, 02:43 PM
thanks! yes, I forgot that part...
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