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From: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
Cc: "Mcnamara, John" <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/8] doc: add building with meson to linux GSG
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 14:40:28 +0000
Message-ID: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B07EE7B64A@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <983461fb-f92c-9e07-d3ab-e4f659f05e0c@intel.com>

> >>> +.. code-block:: makefile
> >>> +
> >>> +        PKGCONF = pkg-config
> >>> +
> >>> +        CFLAGS += -O3 $(shell $(PKGCONF) --cflags libdpdk)
> >>> +        LDFLAGS += $(shell $(PKGCONF) --libs libdpdk)
> >>> +
> >>> +        $(APP): $(SRCS-y) Makefile
> >>> +                $(CC) $(CFLAGS) $(SRCS-y) -o $@ $(LDFLAGS)
> >>
> >> What about a meson-based example?
> >>
> > I didn't think such a thing would be work including, since the number of
> > end-user apps using meson is likely fairly small. We'd also then need to
> > include an example using cmake or other build systems too, for
> > completeness.
> 
> That's a bit of a false equivalence though, because DPDK doesn't support
> CMake, while it does support meson - so it makes sense to provide
> instructions for meson as well. If you only provide instructions for
> make, people will end up using make just because it's less effort to
> "use what you know" than switching to build DPDK using meson *and*
> figuring out how to use meson for your app development as well.
> 
> For example, whenever i need to build a quick-n-dirty DPDK app outside
> of DPDK tree, i use meson because it's the thing i now know that is
> better than make (syntax-wise at least), but it took me a while to
> figure out how to build a DPDK app using meson outside of DPDK build
> tree. The process would've been much easier if there was a ready-made
> example of how to do that.
> 
Ok, it's only a few lines of example, so I'll add in V2.

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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
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 [this message]
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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