Decrement the context reference count.

cl_int clReleaseContext ( cl_context context)



The context to release.


After the context reference count becomes zero and all the objects attached to context (such as memory objects, command-queues) are released, the context is deleted.


Returns CL_SUCCESS if the function is executed successfully, or CL_INVALID_CONTEXT if context is not a valid OpenCL context.


OpenCL Specification

Also see

clCreateContext, clCreateContextFromType, clGetContextInfo, clRetainContext, clGetContextInfo

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