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Caffe CUDA_cublas_device_LIBRARY error

📅 2019-Mar-20 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

Problem

I was trying to build BVLC Caffe from source as described here on Ubuntu 18.04 with CUDA 10.0. CMake ended with this error:

Please set them or make sure they are set and tested correctly in the CMake files:
CUDA_cublas_device_LIBRARY (ADVANCED)

Solution

This problem seems to occur with a combination of CUDA 10.0 or later and a CMake version that is older than 3.13. I upgraded to CMake 3.14.0 as described here and the problem was solved.