Bug#725649: nvcc fatal : Path to libdevice library not specified

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Thu Oct 10 21:30:20 UTC 2013

On 2013-10-08 19:11, Tomasz Rybak wrote:
> It seems error lies with nvidia-cuda-toolkit.
> I've downloaded and tried to compile NVIDIA examples and got:
> $ make
> make[1]: Wejście do katalogu

to get English output use
  LC_ALL=C make
in the future, no need to rerun it this time

> so PyCUDA is just victim of this error. PyOpenCL works without
> problems so it seems that fault lies with nvcc, not with
> libraries responsible for compilation of kernels.

There is probably some setting missing in /etc/nvcc.* (has the upstream
config file some new entries in 5.5 that I forgot to add to the Debian
customized one?)

How can I easily reproduce the problem?

> BTW - please add Conflicts: libcuinj64-5.0 to libcuinj64-5.5,
> as both provide the same file 

which file? probably the .so link, so needs to have Breaks+Replaces

> and I had to manually remove
> the former and unpack the latter during installation of CUDA 5.5

I'll further investigate these issues next week (after holidays).


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