> I am trying to compile a cuda file (file_name.cu) to create a ptx file > in order to call cuda kernels from matlab. I am using visual studio > 2010, cuda 5 and windows 7, 64 bit operating system. I had tried to > compile through the command prompt as was explained in this web about > creating kernels from cu files: > > "you can create a compiled PTX file with the shell command: > > nvcc -ptx myfun.cu > > This generates the file named myfun.ptx." > > But this gave me a lot of errors that I couldn't fix. > > I would really appreciate some help.
You need to have downloaded and installed the CUDA toolkit from NVIDIA's website <https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit> . If you've installed that, and got nvcc on your path, perhaps you could post more details about precisely what error you're receiving.