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Unattended install of OpenCL Code Builder

I am the developer of VexCL - an opensource C++ library for OpenCL (https://github.com/ddemidov/vexcl). I'd like to use Intel OpenCL Code Builder as a part of continuous integration process at AppVeyour.com. In order to do this, the Code Builder has to be installed from a build script. It is possible to install just the Code Builder from online installer of Intel® INDE (https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/getting-started-with-opencl-development-on-windows-with-intel-inde). The installer at some point says it is downloading code_builder_x64_setup.msi. Would it be possible to get a direct link for the msi package?

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Please install  install INDE, save downloaded ocl msi file, and then reuse it in CI.

Check the following post on info on how to save the msi:

https://software.intel.com/en-us/comment/1825893

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Robert,

Thanks for your reply. I actually tried that already, unfortunately unsuccessfully. Here is the build log with msi installer output: https://ci.appveyor.com/project/ddemidov/vexcl/build/1.0.15. Do I miss some parameters?

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Denis,

Our installer support is in Russia, so response maybe delayed. My 2 cents: could it be that you need to reboot after installing OpenCL msi?

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The reboot could be a problem, since each AppVeyor instance is a fresh copied virtual machine image. Anyway, I am trying a couple of things, will report if those turn out to work.

Given that this approach will work, I would have to keep a copy of msi online and publicly available. Would that be acceptable?

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I was hoping that I made an error in the download link, but it turns out the msi was downloaded successfully: https://ci.appveyor.com/project/ddemidov/vexcl/build/1.0.16. So I'll have to wait for response from installer support.

Thank again!

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Hi Denis,

This is the message that I got from the installer team:

At this point Code Builder cannot be installed separately but only as-part of INDE.

We’re evaluating the option (with INDE team) to have a separate distribution of OpenCL Code Builder in the next INDE update (U3) timeframe.

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Hi Robert,

Thanks for the update! Is it possible to get access to previous versions of Intel OpenCL SDK? All of the old links now lead to the INDE page.

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