Diagnostic 15331: Using FP Model: Precise Prevents Vectorization

By Devorah Hayman,

Published: 10/02/2014   Last Updated: 10/02/2014

Product Version

Intel® Fortran Compiler 15.0 and above

Cause

When using Intel® Fortran Compiler's option /fp:precise (Linux OS and OS X syntax: -fp-model precise) the vectorization report generated using Visual Fortran Compiler's optimization and vectorization report options ( /O2 /Qopt-report:2 /Qopt-report-phase:vec) includes non-vectorized loop instance.

Example

An example below will generate the following remark in optimization report:

subroutine foo(a, b, n)
	implicit none
    integer, intent(in) :: n
	real, intent(inout) :: a(n)
	real, intent(out) :: b
	real :: x = 0
	integer :: i
       
	do i=1,n
			x = x + a(i)			
	end do
	
	b = x
	
end subroutine foo

ifort -c /fp:precise /O2 /Qopt-report:2 /Qopt-report-phase:vec /Qopt-report-file:stdout f15331.f90

Begin optimization report for: FOO

Report from: Vector optimizations [vec]

LOOP BEGIN at f15331.f90(9,2)

remark #15331: loop was not vectorized: precise FP model implied by the command line or a directive prevents vectorization. Consider using fast FP model [f15331.f90(10,4)]

LOOP END

Resolution

Using fast FP model (Windows OS: /fp:fast, Linux and OS X syntax: -fp-model fast) option which allows more aggressive optimizations on floating-point data will get this loop vectorized.

See Also

fp-model, fp

Vectorization Essentials

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Product and Performance Information

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