[QGIS-Developer] OpenCL and macOS

Alessandro Pasotti apasotti at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 07:06:31 PDT 2018

On Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 3:54 PM, Tom Elwertowski <telwertowski at comcast.net>

> Hi all,
> A recent change added OpenCL. Compilation fails on macOS because Apple
> provides v1.2 (macOS 10.13) while QGIS seems to require v2.

That's wierd: 1.1 is what should be required can you file a ticket and
provide full logs?

> Adding a version to FIND_PACKAGE will fix the macOS compile and not use
> OpenCL.
> Apple has deprecated OpenCL in favor of its own Metal technology. OpenCL
> will remain for macOS 10.14 (Mojave, fall 2018) but may be removed after
> fall 2019.
> For the future, either OpenCL must remain an optional QGIS feature in
> order to support macOS or the API needs to be abstracted so that macOS can
> use Metal while other OSs use OpenCL.

OpenCL is an optional feature and there is no plan to change that.

> Tom
> LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-elwertowski-a0886032
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