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From: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
To: Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	 Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, stable@dpdk.org, iryzhov@nfware.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] kernel/linux: fix kernel dir for meson
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 13:51:11 +0000
Message-ID: <86964b5e0299150975d6cf7b68e5a6347cc98ef6.camel@debian.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191203155922.1565-1-xiaolong.ye@intel.com>

On Tue, 2019-12-03 at 23:59 +0800, Xiaolong Ye wrote:
> kernel_dir option in meson build is equivalent to RTE_KERNELDIR in
> make
> system, for cross-compilation case, users would specify it as local
> kernel src dir like
> 
> /<user local dir>/target-arm_glibc/linux-arm/linux-4.19.81/
> 
> Current meson build would fail to compile kernel module if user
> specify
> kernel_dir as above, this patch fixes this issue.
> 
> After this change, for normal build case, user can specify
> /lib/modules/<kernel_version> or /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/build
> as
> kernel_dir. For cross compilation case, user can specify any
> directory
> that contains kernel source code as the kernel_dir.
> 
> Fixes: 317832f97c16 ("kernel/linux: fix modules install path")
> Cc: 
> stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Cc: 
> iryzhov@nfware.com
> 
> 
> Signed-off-by: Xiaolong Ye <
> xiaolong.ye@intel.com

The convention used by upstream and all distros is that kernel headers
are in <version>/build. Why can't the cross compilation case also
follow this convention, rather than adding complications to the
downstream build system?

-- 
Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-02  6:14 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-02  8:10 ` Igor Ryzhov
2019-12-02  8:39   ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-02  9:16     ` Igor Ryzhov
2019-12-02 11:34       ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-02 12:08         ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-02 15:44           ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-03  5:33           ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-03 10:10             ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-03  5:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-03 10:11   ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-03 12:33     ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-03 13:58       ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-03 15:01         ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-03 15:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-04 13:51   ` Luca Boccassi [this message]
2019-12-04 14:18     ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-04 15:12       ` Bruce Richardson
2019-12-08  1:26         ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-09 12:12           ` Bruce Richardson

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