Version Information Line

In the Intel MKL Verbose mode, the first call to a verbose-enabled function prints a version information line. The line begins with the MKL_VERBOSE character string and uses spaces as delimiters. The format of the rest of the line may change in a future release.

The following table lists information contained in a version information line and provides available links for more information:



Related Links

Intel MKL version.

This information is separated by a comma from the rest of the line.


Operating system.

Possible values:

  • Lnx for Linux* OS
  • Win for Windows* OS
  • OSX for macOS*

The host CPU frequency.


Intel MKL interface layer used by the application.

Possible values:

  • No value on systems based on the IA-32 architecture.

  • lp64 or ilp64 on systems based on the Intel® 64 architecture.

Using the ILP64 Interface vs. LP64 Interface

Intel MKL threading layer used by the application.

Possible values:

intel_thread, gnu_thread, tbb_thread, pgi_thread, or sequential.

Linking with Threading Libraries

The following is an example of a version information line:

MKL_VERBOSE Intel(R) MKL 11.2 Beta build 20131126 for Intel(R) 64 architecture Intel(R) Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel(R) AVX) Enabled Processor, Lnx 3.10GHz lp64 intel_thread

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.
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