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Class unsupported_extension_error

boost::compute::unsupported_extension_error — Exception thrown when attempting to use an unsupported OpenCL extension.


// In header: <boost/compute/exception/unsupported_extension_error.hpp>

class unsupported_extension_error : public std::exception {
  // construct/copy/destruct
  explicit unsupported_extension_error(const char *);

  // public member functions
  std::string extension_name() const;
  const char * what() const;


This exception is thrown when the user attempts to use an OpenCL extension which is not supported on the platform and/or device.

An example of this is attempting to use CL-GL sharing on a non-GPU device.

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unsupported_extension_error public construct/copy/destruct

  1. explicit unsupported_extension_error(const char * extension);

    Creates a new unsupported extension error exception object indicating that extension is not supported by the OpenCL platform or device.

  2. ~unsupported_extension_error();
    Destroys the unsupported extension error object.

unsupported_extension_error public member functions

  1. std::string extension_name() const;
    Returns the name of the unsupported extension.
  2. const char * what() const;

    Returns a string containing a human-readable error message containing the name of the unsupported exception.