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From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: Phil Yang <Phil.Yang@arm.com>
Cc: "jerinj@marvell.com" <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 "thomas@monjalon.net" <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 "david.marchand@redhat.com" <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>,
	 Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>,
	Joyce Kong <Joyce.Kong@arm.com>, nd <nd@arm.com>,
	 "stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add aarch32 build guidance
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 13:31:17 +0530
Message-ID: <CALBAE1Mkm6Zn3UDhSVwdA2HWPw2SmA2G3_u3jELQfrU0v2FmVw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <VE1PR08MB4640F7D8508D625E952B2B6DE96D0@VE1PR08MB4640.eurprd08.prod.outlook.com>

On Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 11:07 AM Phil Yang <Phil.Yang@arm.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Jerin,
>
> Your insight would be much appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Phil
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:29 PM
> > To: Phil Yang <Phil.Yang@arm.com>; dev@dpdk.org
> > Cc: thomas@monjalon.net; david.marchand@redhat.com;
> > jerinj@marvell.com; Honnappa Nagarahalli
> > <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>; Joyce Kong <Joyce.Kong@arm.com>; nd
> > <nd@arm.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> > Subject: RE: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add aarch32 build guidance
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: dev <dev-bounces@dpdk.org> On Behalf Of Phil Yang
> > > Sent: Monday, November 11, 2019 6:34 PM
> > > To: dev@dpdk.org
> > > Cc: thomas@monjalon.net; david.marchand@redhat.com;
> > > jerinj@marvell.com; Honnappa Nagarahalli
> > > <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>; Gavin Hu (Arm Technology China)
> > > <Gavin.Hu@arm.com>; Joyce Kong (Arm Technology China)
> > > <Joyce.Kong@arm.com>; nd <nd@arm.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> > > Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add aarch32 build guidance
> > >
> > > Add a guidance for aarch64 natively build 32-bit aarch32 DPDK.
> > >
> > > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Phil Yang <phil.yang@arm.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Gavin Hu <gavin.hu@arm.com>
> > > Tested-by: Joyce Kong <joyce.kong@arm.com>
> > >
> > > ---
> > >  .../linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst       | 36
> > > ++++++++++++++++++----
> > >  1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > index e799b0b..409d444 100644
> > > --- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > +++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/cross_build_dpdk_for_arm64.rst
> > > @@ -1,15 +1,15 @@
> > >  ..  SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
> > >      Copyright(c) 2018 ARM Corporation.
> > >
> > > -Cross compile DPDK for ARM64
> > > -============================
> > > -This chapter describes how to cross compile DPDK for ARM64 from x86
> > build
> > > hosts.
> > > +Cross compile DPDK for aarch64 and aarch32
> > > +==========================================
> > > +This chapter describes how to cross-compile DPDK for aarch64 from x86
> > and
> > > compile 32-bit aarch32 DPDK from aarch64 build hosts.
> > >
> > >  .. note::
> > >
> > > -   Whilst it is recommended to natively build DPDK on ARM64 (just
> > > -   like with x86), it is also possible to cross-build DPDK for ARM64. An
> > > -   ARM64 cross compile GNU toolchain is used for this.
> > > +   Whilst it is recommended to natively build DPDK on aarch64 (just
> > > +   like with x86), it is also possible to cross-build DPDK for aarch64. An
> > > +   aarch64 cross compile GNU toolchain is used for this.
> > >
> > >  Obtain the cross tool chain
> > >  ---------------------------
> > > @@ -133,3 +133,27 @@ command::
> > >
> > >     meson arm64-build --cross-file config/arm/arm64_armv8_linux_gcc
> > >     ninja -C arm64-build
> > > +
> > > +Compiling DPDK for aarch32/armv7 on aarch64 host
> > > +------------------------------------------
> > > +
> > > +Some aarch64 platforms support EL0 aarch32 mode, so the 32-bit aarch32
> > > +applications and the legacy 32-bit armv7 applications can run in this mode.
> > > +With the GNU C compiler for the armhf architecture toolchain
> > > +gcc-arm-linux-gnueabihf, it can generate aarch32 binary on aarch64
> > natively.
> > > +
> > > +For Example, in 64-bit Debian, we can use the following command to build

I think, "we" usage should be removed from the doc.

> > > 32-bit armv7 DPDK on aarch64 natively:
> > > +
> > > +Install cross compile toolchain for the armhf architecure.
> > > +command::
> > > +
> > > +   dpkg --add-architecture armhf
> > > +   apt-get update
> > > +   apt-get install -y gcc gcc-arm-linux-gnueabihf libc6:armhf make
> > > +binutils
> > > +
> > > +Build DPDK arm-armv7a-linuxapp-gcc executables.
> > > +command::
> > > +
> > > +   cd <dpdk_folder>
> > > +   make config CROSS=arm-linux-gnueabihf- T=arm-armv7a-linuxapp-
> > > gcc
> > > +   make -j CROSS=arm-linux-gnueabihf- T=arm-armv7a-linuxapp-gcc
> > > +RTE_DEVEL_BUILD=n

make based build is deprecated, Please change this to meson.

The rest looks good to me.


> > > --
> > > 2.7.4
> >
> > Acked-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-11 10:34 [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 1/2] mk: fix unsupported flag error on armhf architercture Phil Yang
2019-11-11 10:34 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 2/2] doc: add aarch32 build guidance Phil Yang
2020-05-24 21:21   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-25  3:20     ` Phil Yang
2020-05-27  8:28   ` Ruifeng Wang
2020-07-02  5:37     ` Phil Yang
2020-07-02  8:01       ` Jerin Jacob [this message]
2019-11-11 10:47 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] mk: fix unsupported flag error on armhf architercture Bruce Richardson
2019-11-12  5:25   ` Phil Yang (Arm Technology China)
2019-11-12  6:03     ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-12  6:40       ` Phil Yang (Arm Technology China)
2019-11-26 17:01         ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-27  8:09           ` Phil Yang (Arm Technology China)
2019-11-27  9:29             ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-27 10:00               ` Phil Yang (Arm Technology China)
2019-11-27 10:32                 ` Thomas Monjalon

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