Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit Release Notes

By Juhi Batra,

Published:08/05/2019   Last Updated:03/22/2021

Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit includes the following components:

Refer to this article to get more information about semantic versioning followed by Intel® oneAPI Toolkits.

New in This Release



Changes to Existing Features

None in this release

Installation Instructions

Please refer to System Requirements to check the prerequisites for installing the Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit. 

The Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit can be installed from the download page. For more detailed instructions, see Installation Guide for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits.

For more information on using the toolkit, see: Linux* | Windows* | Containers

If you run into issues installing the tools, and would like to see the install logs (helpful for reporting issues) you can find them in %temp%\intel_oneapi_installer and %temp%\dd_VSIXInstaller_<some_numbers>.log for Windows* Host and /tmp/<username>/intel_oneapi_installer/<timestamp> for Linux* Host.


Product Versions

The following table outlines which version of the individual components are present in the latest version of Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit.

Component Version
Intel® DPC/C++ Compiler 2021.2.0
Intel® Inspector 2021.2.0
Eclipse* IDE 2021.2
Linux* kernel build tools 2021.2
IoT connection tools 2021.2

Known Issues and Workarounds

  1. Missing Symbolic link in component "Yocto* compatible Linux* Platform Project Development" may cause build failure in <ISS_INSTALL_DIR>/YoctoProject/meta-intel-iss/recipes-socwatch/socawatch/
    Implication: Users will be unable to integrate SoC Watch into Yocto* Project images
    • Remove the /lib64 -> /lib symlink if the build failure persists,
    • Create /lib64 folder if it does not exist
    • Create symlink /lib/ -> /lib/ if it does not exist.
  2. The file third-party-programs.txt has an incorrect path to additional information.
    On Linux for a default installation, the file is /opt/intel/oneapi/licensing/2021.1-beta09/third-party-programs.txt. The path name in that file should be /opt/intel/oneapi.
    On Windows for a default installation the file is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\oneAPI\licensing\2021.1-beta09\third-party-programs.txt. The path name in that file should be C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\oneAPI.
  3. If you have chosen to download the Get Started Guide to use offline, viewing it in Chrome, may cause the text to disappear when the browser window is resized. To fix this problem, resize your browser window again, or use a different browser.
  4. Yocto Project* 3.1 Toaster Startup bug
    Implication: In Yocto 3.1, Toaster has a startup bug (a proposed fix is listed which may allow some users to use Yocto 3.1) which is affecting multiple components. Users will need to use other supported versions of OS till a fix is issued
    • Linux* Kernel Build Tools does not support Yocto 3.1 as it depends on the Toaster component of Yocto.
      • Workaround: We recommend use of Yocto 3.0 in conjunction with Linux* Kernel Build Tools until a fix is released for this issue. Linux* Kernel Build Tools does not support Ubuntu* 20.04
    • Linux* Kernel Build Tools does not yet support SLES 15/15.1 because it depends on the Toaster component of Yocto, which is not working as expected on SLES 15/15.1. This issue has been reported to Toaster maintainers and is expect to be fixed soon.
  5. Linux* Kernel Build Tools Beta does not support Ubuntu 20.04 because it depends on Yocto 3.1, which does not yet support Ubuntu 20.04.
    We expect the next version of Yocto to support Ubuntu 20.04 which will enable Linux* Kernel Build Tools to support Ubuntu 20.04 in oneAPI Gold release.
  6. The Problems view in Eclipse* may list error results for some oneAPI sample projects.
    Workaround: These errors are false positives and can be ignored. The samples will build and run in Eclipse* when the environment is correctly configured as described in the oneAPI Getting Started documents.
  7. Eclipse* requires Ubuntu* version 18.04.1 or higher. The earlier release includes a version of Java* that does not work properly with HTTPS connections (when Eclipse for oneAPI creates sample projects, the system hangs).
  8. When creating and building sample projects using the Eclipse* samples provider, the Eclipse Intellisense indexer does not work.
    To resolve the issue, the project toolchain must match the compiler from Intel (usually the Intel® oneAPI DPC++ Compiler) that builds your sample project.

See the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit Release Notes for additional details and issues common to multiple toolkits.

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