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From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: Ali Alnubani <alialnu@mellanox.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu as a prerequisite
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:00:37 +0000
Message-ID: <20191126120037.GB1629@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AM0PR05MB440155FDB16477E624C9BA3FD7450@AM0PR05MB4401.eurprd05.prod.outlook.com>

On Tue, Nov 26, 2019 at 10:41:08AM +0000, Ali Alnubani wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:52 AM
> > To: Ali Alnubani <alialnu@mellanox.com>
> > Cc: dev@dpdk.org
> > Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu
> > as a prerequisite
> > 
> > On Tue, Nov 26, 2019 at 08:14:25AM +0000, Ali Alnubani wrote:
> > > The package pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu is required with meson for
> > > detecting dependencies installed in nonstandard paths.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Ali Alnubani <alialnu@mellanox.com>
> > > ---
> > >  doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst | 8 ++++++++
> > >  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
> > >
> > > 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 e799b0ba4..f00f9b130 100644
> > > --- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > +++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > @@ -122,6 +122,14 @@ To compile for non-NUMA targets, without
> > > compiling the kernel modules, use the f  Meson Cross Compiling DPDK
> > >  --------------------------
> > >
> > > +Meson depends on pkgconfig to find the dependencies that are
> > > +installed in nonstandard paths. The package
> > > +`pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu` is required in this case. To install it in
> > Ubuntu:
> > > +
> > > +.. code-block:: console
> > > +
> > > +   sudo apt-get install pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu
> > > +
> > >  To cross-compile DPDK on a desired target machine we can use the
> > > following
> > >  command::
> > 
> > Is there a package for Fedora or similar Redhat-derived distros?
> 
> I don't think it's available. Should I add instructions on how to cross build it instead of the apt-get example?
> 
I think you might need both. Distro-instructions is probably best, but
there are a lot of people not using Ubuntu, I suspect.

Following patch 1, if pkg-config is added to all the cross-build files,
does that prevent previously working cross-builds from passing due to the
lack of the pkg-config package? Do the travis jobs need updating, for
example?

/Bruce

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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-26  8:14 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] config: set the pkgconfig executable Ali Alnubani
2019-11-26  8:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu as a prerequisite Ali Alnubani
2019-11-26  9:51   ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-26 10:41     ` Ali Alnubani
2019-11-26 12:00       ` Bruce Richardson [this message]
2019-11-27 15:54         ` Ali Alnubani
2019-11-27 16:51           ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 16:53 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] config: set the pkgconfig executable Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28  7:24 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] " Ali Alnubani
2019-11-28  7:24   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/3] doc: add pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu as a prerequisite Ali Alnubani
2019-11-28  7:24   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/3] ci: add pkg-config-aarch64-linux-gnu to aarch64_packages Ali Alnubani
2019-11-28 22:01   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] config: set the pkgconfig executable Thomas Monjalon

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