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From: Joyce Kong <joyce.kong@arm.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: nd@arm.com, thomas@monjalon.net, jerinj@marvell.com,
	honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com, gavin.hu@arm.com, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: update cross build tool version
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 14:32:59 +0800
Message-ID: <1574922779-14683-1-git-send-email-joyce.kong@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1570848014-20125-1-git-send-email-joyce.kong@arm.com>

Update the cross build tool version to gcc8.3.

Fixes: 01add9da25cd ("doc: add cross compiling guide")
Cc: stable@dpdk.org

Signed-off-by: Joyce Kong <joyce.kong@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Gavin Hu <gavin.hu@arm.com>
---

v3:
1. Remove the fix for numactl issue, Ali Alnubani has a similar fix http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/63355/.
2. Some minor changes in description.

 doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst | 16 +++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
index e799b0b..d8b9dea 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
@@ -16,19 +16,21 @@ Obtain the cross tool chain
 The latest cross compile tool chain can be downloaded from:
 https://developer.arm.com/open-source/gnu-toolchain/gnu-a/downloads.
 
-Following is the step to get the version 8.2, latest one at the time of this writing.
+It is always recommended to check and get the latest compiler tool from the page and use
+it to generate better code. As of this writing 8.3-2019.03 is the newest, the following
+description is an example of this version.
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-   wget https://developer.arm.com/-/media/Files/downloads/gnu-a/8.2-2019.01/gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu.tar.xz
+   wget https://developer.arm.com/-/media/Files/downloads/gnu-a/8.3-2019.03/binrel/gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu.tar.xz
 
 Unzip and add into the PATH
 ---------------------------
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-   tar -xvf gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu.tar.xz
-   export PATH=$PATH:<cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/bin
+   tar -xvf gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu.tar.xz
+   export PATH=$PATH:<cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/bin
 
 .. note::
 
@@ -71,9 +73,9 @@ Copy the NUMA header files and lib to the cross compiler's directories:
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-   cp <numa_install_dir>/include/numa*.h <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/bin/../aarch64-linux-gnu/libc/usr/include/
-   cp <numa_install_dir>/lib/libnuma.a <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/lib/gcc/aarch64-linux-gnu/8.2/
-   cp <numa_install_dir>/lib/libnuma.so <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.2-2019.01-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/lib/gcc/aarch64-linux-gnu/8.2/
+   cp <numa_install_dir>/include/numa*.h <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/aarch64-linux-gnu/libc/usr/include/
+   cp <numa_install_dir>/lib/libnuma.a <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/lib/gcc/aarch64-linux-gnu/8.3.0/
+   cp <numa_install_dir>/lib/libnuma.so <cross_install_dir>/gcc-arm-8.3-2019.03-x86_64-aarch64-linux-gnu/lib/gcc/aarch64-linux-gnu/8.3.0/
 
 .. _configure_and_cross_compile_dpdk_build:
 
-- 
2.7.4


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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-12  2:40 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1] doc: update cross build tool links and fix compiling issue Joyce Kong
2019-10-12 13:03 ` Jerin Jacob
2019-10-23  5:47   ` Joyce Kong (Arm Technology China)
2019-10-23  3:42 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update cross build tool version desc " Joyce Kong
2019-11-28  6:32 ` Joyce Kong [this message]
2019-11-28 11:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: update cross build tool version Jerin Jacob
2019-11-28 21:32     ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Thomas Monjalon

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