Allocate memory on host. More...

Functions

AFAPI void * allocHost (const size_t elements, const dtype type)
 Allocate memory on host. More...
 
template<typename T >
AFAPI T * allocHost (const size_t elements)
 Allocate memory on host. More...
 
AFAPI af_err af_alloc_host (void **ptr, const dim_t bytes)
 

Detailed Description

Allocate memory on host.

This function is used for allocating regular memory on host. This is useful where the compiler version of ArrayFire library is different from the executable's compiler version.

It does not use ArrayFire's memory manager.


Function Documentation

◆ af_alloc_host()

AFAPI af_err af_alloc_host ( void **  ptr,
const dim_t  bytes 
)

◆ allocHost() [1/2]

AFAPI T* af::allocHost ( const size_t  elements)

Allocate memory on host.

Allocate memory on host. This function is used for allocating regular memory on host. This is useful where the compiler version of ArrayFire library is different from the executable's compiler version.

It does not use ArrayFire's memory manager.


Parameters
[in]elementsthe number of elements to allocate
Returns
the pointer to the memory
Note
the size of the memory allocated is the number of elements * sizeof(type)

◆ allocHost() [2/2]

AFAPI void* af::allocHost ( const size_t  elements,
const dtype  type 
)

Allocate memory on host.

Allocate memory on host. This function is used for allocating regular memory on host. This is useful where the compiler version of ArrayFire library is different from the executable's compiler version.

It does not use ArrayFire's memory manager.


Parameters
[in]elementsthe number of elements to allocate
[in]typeis the type of the elements to allocate
Returns
the pointer to the memory