Developer Guide and Reference

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Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler
Developer Guide and Reference (Beta)

The following are some important features of the compiler:
Compiler Setup
Compiler Setup explains how to invoke the compiler on the command line or from within an IDE.
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OpenMP* Support
The compiler supports many OpenMP* features, including most of OpenMP* Version TR4: Version 5.0.
OpenMP content is specific to C++; it does not apply to DPC++.
Compiler Options
Compiler Options provides information about options you can use to affect optimization, code generation, and more. This document provides an Alphabetical List of Compiler Options for your reference.
Clang compiler options are supported for this compiler. For more information about Clang options, see the Clang documentation. The Clang website is
Intrinsics let you generate more readable code, simplify instruction scheduling, reduce debugging, access the instructions that cannot be generated using the standard constructs of the C and C++ languages, and more.
Pragmas provide the compiler with the instructions for specific tasks, such as splitting large loops into smaller ones, enabling or disabling optimization for code, or offloading computation to the target.
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