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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, john.mcnamara@intel.com, alialnu@mellanox.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/8] doc: update Linux GSG system requirements section
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 15:34:54 +0100
Message-ID: <3302576.bxC6Na6L9T@xps> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191128143008.GC2386@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com>

28/11/2019 15:30, Bruce Richardson:
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 03:22:05PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 28/11/2019 15:11, Bruce Richardson:
> > > On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 12:51:27PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > > > 22/11/2019 17:03, Bruce Richardson:
> > > > > -*   gcc: versions 4.9 or later is recommended for all platforms.
> > > > > -    On some distributions, some specific compiler flags and linker flags are enabled by
> > > > > -    default and affect performance (``-fstack-protector``, for example). Please refer to the documentation
> > > > > -    of your distribution and to ``gcc -dumpspecs``.
> > > > 
> > > > I think we need to keep some compiler requirement somewhere.
> > > > What do you suggest?
> > > 
> > > I'm happy to keep this compiler requirements in here. Is 4.9 still
> > > regularly tested with DPDK to ensure it works? Also, if we put in a GCC
> > > requirement, do we not also need to put in a clang one? For recent distros
> > > is this really something most users need to worry about?
> > 
> > It allows us to know which compiler we must support.
> > And for distributions, it can help.
> > I think we should have clang version too.
> > 
> 
> Ok, I'll add 4.9 recommendation in V2. If we have a minimum clang version
> you want included, I can add that too, if someone gets it to me in time :-)

I don't know for clang.
Ali, any clue about minimal version?

> <snip>
> > > > > +*   Meson (v0.47.1+) and ninja
> > > > >  
> > > > > +    * Recommended to use the latest versions from Python's "pip" repository:
> > > > > +      ``pip3 install meson ninja``
> > > > 
> > > > Why recommending pip? Is 0.47.1 enough?
> > > 
> > > It is enough, this was done again in the interests of simplification -
> > > rather than worry about what versions are in what distro and having the
> > > user check, it simplifies things if everyone just uses pip, which is why I
> > > recommend it.
> > 
> > I think we should let users take the responsibility of using their distro
> > package or pip.
> > Recommending pip is a little pushy.
> > 
> 
> Ok, will add possibility of using distro packages in V2.

I think removing the pip recommendation is enough.
Or reword to make it not warmly recommended.



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Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-22 16:03 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/8] GSG Documentation updates Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/8] doc: update Linux GSG system requirements section Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 11:51   ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-28 14:11     ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 14:22       ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-28 14:30         ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 14:34           ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2019-11-28 14:59             ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/8] doc: add building with meson to linux GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 13:19   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 13:27     ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 13:54       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:40         ` Richardson, Bruce
2019-11-25 13:22   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:38     ` Richardson, Bruce
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/8] doc: reorder meson and make build instructions for arm Bruce Richardson
2019-11-24 11:25   ` Gavin Hu (Arm Technology China)
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/8] doc: remove reference to old versions of FreeBSD Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/8] doc: update examples output in FreeBSD GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/8] doc: add meson install instructions for FreeBSD Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 7/8] doc: update documentation on build and running FreeBSD apps Bruce Richardson
2019-11-22 16:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 8/8] doc: drop EAL command-line reference from FreeBSD GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 14:55 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/8] GSG Documentation updates Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/8] doc: update Linux GSG system requirements section Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/8] doc: add building with meson to linux GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 15:11     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/8] doc: reorder meson and make build instructions for arm Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/8] doc: remove reference to old versions of FreeBSD Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 12:10     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/8] doc: update examples output in FreeBSD GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 12:11     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-27 12:23       ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/8] doc: add meson install instructions for FreeBSD Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 12:23     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 7/8] doc: update documentation on build and running FreeBSD apps Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 12:29     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 8/8] doc: drop EAL command-line reference from FreeBSD GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 12:31     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-27 13:46       ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/5] GSG Documentation updates Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/5] doc: update Linux GSG system requirements section Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/5] doc: add building with meson to linux GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/5] doc: reorder meson and make build instructions for arm Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/5] doc: remove reference to old versions of FreeBSD Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 16:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/5] doc: update examples output in FreeBSD GSG Bruce Richardson
2019-11-28 18:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/5] GSG Documentation updates Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-03 15:37     ` Bruce Richardson

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