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From: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
To: David Hunt <david.hunt@intel.com>, web@dpdk.org
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, thomas@monjalon.net,
	Pablo de Lara <pablo.de.lara.guarch@intel.com>,
	Kirill Rybalchenko <kirill.rybalchenko@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-web] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1] add dpdk-quickstart python script
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2018 14:02:02 +0100
Message-ID: <4062b86a-609d-83b8-528f-c0159c9ba427@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180803114114.45695-1-david.hunt@intel.com>

On 03-Aug-18 12:41 PM, David Hunt wrote:
> This patch contains two section.
>    1. Updates to the existing quick-start.html page giving
>       infomration on the new dpdk-quickstart.py script.
>    2. The dpdk-quickstart.py script itself.
> 
> 1. The Quick start section contains some instructions for
> building DPDK and running TestPMD.
> While this is still useful, automating these steps
> through a script would provide a much faster and painless
> way to have DPDK up and running. The new dpdk-quickstart.py
> aims to address this.
> 
> 2. This script performs the following:
> - Gets the latest DPDK release
> - Gets the necessary dependencies (if needed)
> - Builds DPDK with the default target
> - Sets up hugepages
> - Helps the user to select the ports to use on DPDK
> - Runs TestPMD, showing packet forwarding between two ports
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pablo de Lara <pablo.de.lara.guarch@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kirill Rybalchenko <kirill.rybalchenko@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: David Hunt <david.hunt@intel.com>
> ---

Just a side note (and i'm being selfish here, because i want reviews!) - 
usages like this is exactly what i had in mind when i created the Python 
library RFC [1]. This has a lot of code duplication with the DPDK 
devbind etc., which could've been avoided if the code has been more modular.

[1] http://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=225&state=*

-- 
Thanks,
Anatoly

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-03 11:41 [dpdk-web] " David Hunt
2018-08-03 13:02 ` Burakov, Anatoly [this message]
2018-10-25  9:09 ` Hunt, David
2018-10-25  9:14   ` Thomas Monjalon
2018-10-25  9:31     ` Hunt, David
2018-10-25 10:30       ` Thomas Monjalon
2018-10-25 10:35         ` Hunt, David

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