C Specification

To wait for events to complete, call the function

cl_int clWaitForEvents(
    cl_uint num_events,
    const cl_event* event_list);

Parameters

  • num_events is the number of events in event_list.

  • event_list is a pointer to a list of event object handles.

Description

This function waits on the host thread for commands identified by event objects in event_list to complete. A command is considered complete if its execution status is CL_​COMPLETE or a negative value. The events specified in event_list act as synchronization points.

clWaitForEvents returns CL_​SUCCESS if the execution status of all events in event_list is CL_​COMPLETE. Otherwise, it returns one of the following errors:

  • CL_​INVALID_​VALUE if num_events is zero or event_list is NULL.

  • CL_​INVALID_​CONTEXT if events specified in event_list do not belong to the same context.

  • CL_​INVALID_​EVENT if event objects specified in event_list are not valid event objects.

  • CL_​EXEC_​STATUS_​ERROR_​FOR_​EVENTS_​IN_​WAIT_​LIST if the execution status of any of the events in event_list is a negative integer value. This error code is missing before version 1.1.

  • CL_​OUT_​OF_​RESOURCES if there is a failure to allocate resources required by the OpenCL implementation on the device.

  • CL_​OUT_​OF_​HOST_​MEMORY if there is a failure to allocate resources required by the OpenCL implementation on the host.

See Also

Document Notes

For more information, see the OpenCL Specification

This page is extracted from the OpenCL Specification. Fixes and changes should be made to the Specification, not directly.

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