Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler System Requirements

Version: 2022.2   Published: 11/02/2020  

Last Updated: 09/29/2022

Introduction

Learn more about the hardware, operating system, and software prerequisites for this compiler and library.

Hardware Requirements

CPU Processor Requirements

Systems based on Intel® 64 architectures below are supported both as host and target platforms.

  • Intel® Core™ processor family or higher
  • Intel® Xeon® processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family

Requirements for Accelerators

​Memory Requirements

  • 16 GB is for CPU and GPU development
  • 64 GB for Intel FPGA development

NOTE: For Intel® FPGA development, Intel recommends configuring your system to provide virtual memory equal to the recommended physical RAM necessary to process your design.

Software Requirements

Note: These OS distributions are tested by Intel or known to work; other distributions may or may not work and are not recommended. If you have questions, access the Intel Community Forums when you need assistance.  If you have Commercial Support, create a support ticket.

Linux*

Operating Systems

CPU Host/Target Intel Integrated Graphics (GPU)​ FPGA
  • Ubuntu* 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 8.x
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)* 15 SP3
  • Fedora 34
  • Fedora 35
  • Debian 11
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
  • RHEL 8.x
  • SLES 15 SP3
  • Linux kernel 4.11 or higher
  • Fedora 35
  • Debian 11
  • RHEL 8.x (NOTE: v8.6 is not supported)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
  • SLES 15 SP3

 

NOTES FOR FPGA:
- For hardware compiles on FPGA, you must download Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software and BSPs separately. See Intel® FPGA developmental flow webpage for more information.
- The Ubuntu Server 18.04 with Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel is not supported, and there is no plan to support it for this release.


Developer Tools

  • Supported minimum versions of distributed libraries that the compilers are built on: GCC - 7.3.0, BINUTILS- 2.30, GLIBC-2.27
  • Eclipse* developers: Eclipse 4.20 and 4.21
  • GPU Development:
  • FPGA Development:
    • You must download Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software and BSP separately for hardware compiles. See Intel® FPGA developmental flow webpage for more information.
    • GCC 9.3.0
  • Development with Intel® oneAPI DPC++ Library:
    • Use of the range-based API requires C++17 and the C++ standard libraries that are included with GCC 8.1 (or higher) or Clang 7 (or higher).
  • A known issue is causing linker errors while using Link Time Optimization(LTO) on RHEL. To resolve the issue, make sure the following minimum versions of binutils are installed:
    • RHEL 8: binutils 2.30-82.el8
  • OpenMP development:
    • libffi.so.6(default version on Ubuntu 18.04). Users with newer OS versions will need to specifically install libffi.so.6.

Summary of Intel Integrated Graphics (GPU) Development

  • Supported Linux kernel: 4.11 or higher deployment is required
  • Supported Linux OS: Ubuntu LTS 20.04.3, RHEL 8.x, SUSE 15.x
  • Supported minimum versions of distributed libraries that the compilers are built on: GCC - 7.3.0, BINUTILS- 2.30, GLIBC-2.27
  • Latest Intel® GPU drivers from General Purpose GPU Drivers for Linux* Operating Systems.
  • You should be on the "video" group to access hardware. Use the command below to add:
    $ usermod -a -G video $USER

Windows*

Operating Systems

CPU Hosts/Targets GPU FPGA
  • Windows* 10 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server* 2022, 2019, 2016

Windows 10 (64-bit)

 

  • Windows 10 (64-bit) 
  • Microsoft Windows Server* 2016 & 2019

NOTE: For hardware compiles on FPGA, you must download Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software and BSPs separately. See Intel® FPGA developmental flow webpage for more information.

Developer Tools

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 integration is deprecated starting in the 2022.0 release and will be removed in a future release.

Intel® oneAPI 2022.3 is validated on Windows and Linux: 
Windows Intel® Graphics Driver, see this article for instructions to download and install.
General Purpose Intel GPUs (GPGPU), see this article. Click the one labeled 20220830 for instructions to download and install.

Other Developer Tools

Visual Studio Code* (VS Code) Extensions for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits

The VS Code extensions for oneAPI Toolkits provide assistance to developers who are creating, debugging, and profiling oneAPI applications. The Using Visual Studio Code with Intel® oneAPI Toolkits User Guide provides additional detail.

The following VS Code extensions are available in the VS Code marketplace:

  • Sample Browser for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • Environment Configurator for Intel ® oneAPI Toolkits
  • Analysis Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • GDB GPU Support for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • DevCloud Connector for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits

See also:

Deprecation Notices

  • Starting from 2022.2 release, Windows driver support of integrated graphics processors included with 6th - 10th Gen Intel Core Processor and related Intel Atom®, Pentium®, and Celeron® processors is deprecated and has moved to maintenance mode. Only security and critical bug fixes will be updated. oneAPI tools using existing integrated graphics processor functionality in the aforementioned processors may continue to work, but will no longer be supported. Note that CPU functionality for these processors remains fully supported and unaffected. Please check the oneAPI forum and release notes for further details. 

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 integration is deprecated starting in the 2022.0 release and will be removed in a future release.
  • These operating systems are deprecated in the Intel oneAPI 2022.1 release and will be removed in a future release:
    • Windows Server 2016*
    • Ubuntu* 18.04 LTS
    • CentOS* 7
    • Fedora* 34

Known Issue

Intel® oneAPI Toolkits 2022.1.3 and earlier and Intel® Parallel Studio XE (any version) do not support Microsoft Visual Studio 2022. On systems with Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 installed, Intel® oneAPI and Intel® Parallel Studio XE installers may fail during installation, upgrade, modification, or uninstallation. Refer to this article for more information.

Previous oneAPI Releases

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Product and Performance Information

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