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From: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
To: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: "Laatz, Kevin" <kevin.laatz@intel.com>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	"Kinsella, Ray" <ray.kinsella@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/7] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 06:56:31 -0500
Message-ID: <20191204115631.GA2971@hmswarspite.think-freely.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJFAV8yZ9NAMJzYRANpa3yU1V0tt6AmR7JHBVxWhDO3sLx_TqQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 09:47:31AM +0100, David Marchand wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 4:27 PM Laatz, Kevin <kevin.laatz@intel.com> wrote:
> > > Build targets in project: 1019
> > > WARNING: Project specifies a minimum meson_version '>= 0.47.1' but
> > > uses features which were added in newer versions:
> > >   * 0.48.0: {'console arg in custom_target'}
> > >   * 0.50.0: {'install arg in configure_file'}
> > > Found ninja-1.9.0 at /usr/bin/ninja
> > > ninja -C /home/dmarchan/builds/build-gcc-static
> > > ninja: Entering directory `/home/dmarchan/builds/build-gcc-static'
> > > [48/2291] Generating librte_kvargs.abi_chk with a meson_exe.py custom command.
> > > FAILED: lib/librte_kvargs.abi_chk
> > > /usr/bin/meson --internal exe
> > > /home/dmarchan/builds/build-gcc-static/meson-private/meson_exe_abidiff_6511538ddd95d9672028017110fa45c67f01f7be.dat
> > > file /home/dmarchan/dpdk/lib/abi/librte_kvargs.dump does not exist
> > > [77/2291] Compiling C object
> > > 'lib/76b5a35@@rte_mbuf@sta/librte_mbuf_rte_mbuf.c.o'.
> > > ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.
> >
> > This is failing as the .dump files have not been created yet. They can
> > be generated with devtools/gen-abi-dump.sh <build_dir>. This will
> > generate a .dump file for each shared object in the builddir drivers and
> > lib folders.
> 
> Throwing an idea, I did not investigate.
> 
> Could we refactor our tools/checks on the .map files to use the dump files?
> We would then only maintain one file about symbols versioning.
> 
Thats a chicken and egg problem.  The map file is the canonical source for
versioning information. Any information that is encoded in the output of objdump
regarding versioning is sourced from the map files, so while you could use the
objdump output to check versioning, you can't remove the need for map files to
encode it.

If you want to remove the map files, we would need to look at the creation of
macros to encode versioning information for each symbol you want to export, and
use that to dynamically build a version map file (simmilar to what the linux
kernel EXPORT_SYMBOL does).  But that just moves version tracking around, it
doesn't really eliminate it.

Neil

> 
> -- 
> David Marchand
> 
> 

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-23  1:07 [dpdk-dev] [RFC 0/6] " Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 1/6] build: enable debug info by default in meson builds Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 2/6] build: use meson warning levels Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 3/6] devtools: add abi dump generation script Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 4/6] build: add meson option for abi related checks Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 5/6] build: add lib abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-10-23  1:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 6/6] build: add drivers " Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 12:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 0/6] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build David Marchand
2019-11-29 17:10 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/7] " Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/7] build: enable debug info by default in meson builds Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/7] build: use meson warning levels Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/7] devtools: add abi dump generation script Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/7] build: add meson option for abi related checks Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/7] build: add lib abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/7] build: add drivers " Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 17:10   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 7/7] build: clean up experimental syms check Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:08   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/7] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:08     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/7] build: enable debug info by default in meson builds Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/7] build: use meson warning levels Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/7] devtools: add abi dump generation script Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/7] build: add meson option for abi related checks Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/7] build: add lib abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/7] build: add drivers " Kevin Laatz
2019-11-29 21:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 7/7] build: clean up experimental syms check Kevin Laatz
2019-12-03 11:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/7] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build David Marchand
2019-12-03 15:27       ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-12-04  8:47         ` David Marchand
2019-12-04 10:46           ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-04 11:56           ` Neil Horman [this message]
2019-12-04 12:00             ` David Marchand
2019-12-10 11:07         ` David Marchand
2019-12-10 11:36           ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-12-11 18:21     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/3] " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-11 18:21       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/3] build: add abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-12-11 18:21       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/3] build: clean up experimental syms check Kevin Laatz
     [not found]       ` <20191211182147.19355-2-kevin.laatz@intel.com>
2019-12-12  8:43         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/3] build: add dump files for v20.0 ABI David Marchand
2019-12-12  9:36           ` David Marchand
2019-12-12  9:45             ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-12-12  9:45           ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-12-13 14:02       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/3] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 14:03         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/3] build: add abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 14:03         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/3] build: clean up experimental syms check Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:40         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 00/11] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 01/11] lib: add dump files for v20.0 ABI Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 02/11] drivers/bus: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 03/11] drivers/mempool: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 04/11] drivers/common: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 05/11] drivers/raw: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 06/11] drivers/crypto: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 07/11] drivers/compress: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 08/11] drivers/net: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 09/11] drivers/net/intel: " Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 10/11] build: add abi checks to meson Kevin Laatz
2019-12-13 16:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 11/11] build: clean up experimental syms check Kevin Laatz
2019-12-19 21:58           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 00/11] Add ABI compatibility checks to the meson build David Marchand
2019-12-20 10:20             ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-12-20 11:04             ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-20 13:19               ` David Marchand
2019-12-20 14:17                 ` Bruce Richardson
2020-01-06 13:20                   ` Aaron Conole

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