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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, Matan Azrad <matan@mellanox.com>,
	Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>,
	Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] buildtools: get static mlx dependencies for meson
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 19:49:24 +0100
Message-ID: <3539810.MHq7AAxBmi@xps> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200129175024.GB383@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com>

29/01/2020 18:50, Bruce Richardson:
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 06:48:14PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 29/01/2020 16:37, Bruce Richardson:
> > > Error message I got is below. This is on Ubuntu 19.10 with gcc 9.2:
> > > 
> > >   LD librte_pmd_mlx5.so.20.0.1
> > > /usr/bin/ld: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmlx5.a(mlx5.c.o): relocation R_X86_64_PC32 against symbol `stderr@@GL
> > 
> > I think -fPIC is missing.
> > Which version of rdma-core is it?
> > As documented, you may have to build the static libraries yourself:
> > 	http://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/mlx5.html#installation
> > 	CFLAGS=-fPIC cmake -DIN_PLACE=1 -DENABLE_STATIC=1 -GNinja .. && ninja
> > 
> Yes, that appears to be necessary. :-(
> 
> What is the big advantage of doing this over default linking using standard
> packages, especially since for end apps the pkg-config file is taking care
> of providing all the correct linker args?

It does not change anything for compilation. It's all about packaging.
It may be easier to package in some environments, by removing one dependency.




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Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-16  7:16 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] add static ibverbs in meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-16  7:16 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] buildtools: rework static pkg-config script Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-16  7:16 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] build: allow to hide dependencies from pkg-config Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-17 17:34   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-01-16  7:16 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] net/mlx: support static ibverbs linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-27 15:43 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] add static ibverbs in meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-27 15:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] net/mlx: add static ibverbs linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-27 15:44   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] buildtools: get static mlx dependencies for meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-29 15:37     ` Bruce Richardson
2020-01-29 17:48       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-29 17:50         ` Bruce Richardson
2020-01-29 18:49           ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-01-29 17:48       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-01-27 15:44   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] build: allow hiding dependencies from pkg-config Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-27 15:44   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] net/mlx: workaround static linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 11:48   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] add static ibverbs in meson Bruce Richardson
2020-02-04 14:27     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 14:33       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-04 15:14         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 15:20           ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-11  1:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/5] mlx ibverbs linking " Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11  1:19     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/5] net/mlx: add static ibverbs linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11  1:19     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/5] buildtools: get static mlx dependencies for meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11  1:19     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/5] net/mlx: workaround static linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11 11:29       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-11 11:36         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11 11:43           ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-11  1:19     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/5] net/mlx: rename meson variable for dlopen option Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11  1:19     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/5] net/mlx: fix overlinking with meson and glue dlopen Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11 11:32       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-11 11:34         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-11 11:33     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/5] mlx ibverbs linking in meson Bruce Richardson
2020-02-12  1:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/6] " Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/6] drivers: cleanup meson build variable Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  9:26     ` Xu, Rosen
2020-02-12  9:32       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 15:04         ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdklab] " Jeremy Plsek
2020-02-12 15:18           ` Jeremy Plsek
2020-02-12 16:30             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 16:36               ` Jeremy Plsek
2020-02-12 16:42                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 16:46                   ` Jeremy Plsek
2020-02-12 17:38                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 18:03                       ` Jeremy Plsek
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/6] net/mlx: add static ibverbs linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/6] buildtools: get static mlx dependencies for meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/6] net/mlx: workaround static linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 5/6] net/mlx: rename meson variable for dlopen option Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  1:59   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 6/6] net/mlx: fix overlinking with meson and glue dlopen Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12  2:08   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/6] mlx ibverbs linking in meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 " Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/6] drivers: cleanup meson build variable Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-13  0:25     ` Xu, Rosen
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/6] net/mlx: add static ibverbs linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/6] buildtools: get static mlx dependencies for meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/6] net/mlx: workaround static linkage with meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 5/6] net/mlx: rename meson variable for dlopen option Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-12 22:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 6/6] net/mlx: fix overlinking with meson and glue dlopen Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-13 13:57   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/6] mlx ibverbs linking in meson Raslan Darawsheh

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