Intel Software: Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL

Type: Answers

Area: OpenCL


Last Modified: November 27, 2017
Version Found: v16.0
Bug ID: FB: 444750;

error: function 'read_channel_altera' is not supported by the Intel(R) FPGA SDK for OpenCL(TM), and no user definition is provided

Description

You may see this error when compiling an Intel® OpenCL kernel file (*.cl) which uses  “altera” as its function name.

Workaround/Fix

Open the kernel file name in a text editor and replace all instances of the “altera” name with “intel” for example:

from:

read_channel_altera

to:

read_channel_intel