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From: "Kinsella, Ray" <mdr@ashroe.eu>
To: Conor Walsh <conor.walsh@intel.com>,
	nhorman@tuxdriver.com, bruce.richardson@intel.com,
	thomas@monjalon.net, david.marchand@redhat.com
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] devtools: abi breakage checks
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:37:19 +0100
Message-ID: <181905ff-e0c5-86b0-4f85-07d717edd7bf@ashroe.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201012130348.3212-1-conor.walsh@intel.com>



On 12/10/2020 14:03, Conor Walsh wrote:
> This patchset will help developers discover abi breakages more easily
> before upstreaming their code. Currently checking that the DPDK ABI
> has not changed before up-streaming code is not intuitive and the
> process is time consuming. Currently contributors must use the
> test-meson-builds.sh tool, alongside some environmental variables to
> test their changes. Contributors in many cases are either unaware or
> unable to do this themselves, leading to a potentially serious situation
> where they are unknowingly up-streaming code that breaks the ABI. These
> breakages are caught by Travis, but it would be more efficient if they
> were caught locally before up-streaming. 

I would remove everything in the git log text before this line... 

> This patchset introduces changes
> to test-meson-builds.sh, check-abi.sh and adds a new script
> gen-abi-tarballs.sh. The changes to test-meson-builds.sh include UX

UX changes = improvements

> changes such as adding command line arguments and allowing the use of
> relative paths. Reduced the number of abi checks to just two, one for both
> x86_64 and ARM, the references for these tests can now be prebuilt and
> downloaded by test-meson-builds.sh, these changes will allow the tests to
> run much faster. check-abi.sh is updated to use the prebuilt references.
> gen-abi-tarballs.sh is a new script to generate the prebuilt abi
> references used by test-meson-builds.sh, these compressed archives can be
> retrieved from either a local directory or a remote http location.
> 
> ---
> v6: Corrected a mistake in the doc patch
> 
> v5:
>  - Patchset has been completely reworked following feedback
>  - Patchset is now part of test-meson-builds.sh not the meson build system
> 
> v4:
>  - Reworked both Python scripts to use more native Python functions
>    and modules.
>  - Python scripts are now in line with how other Python scripts in
>    DPDK are structured.
> 
> v3:
>  - Fix for bug which now allows meson < 0.48.0 to be used
>  - Various coding style changes throughout
>  - Minor bug fixes to the various meson.build files
> 
> v2: Spelling mistake, corrected spelling of environmental
> 
> Conor Walsh (4):
>   devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives
>   devtools: abi and UX changes for test-meson-builds.sh
>   devtools: change dump file not found to warning in check-abi.sh
>   doc: test-meson-builds.sh doc updates
> 
>  devtools/check-abi.sh               |   3 +-
>  devtools/gen-abi-tarballs.sh        |  48 ++++++++
>  devtools/test-meson-builds.sh       | 170 ++++++++++++++++++++++------
>  doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst |  26 +++--
>  4 files changed, 201 insertions(+), 46 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100755 devtools/gen-abi-tarballs.sh
> 

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-10-14  9:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-10 14:01 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/4] abi breakage checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/4] devtools: bug fix for gen-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/4] buildtools: add script to setup abi checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/4] build: add abi breakage checks to meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:21 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] abi breakage checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:21   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] devtools: bug fix for gen-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:21   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:21   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] buildtools: add script to setup abi checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-10 14:21   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] build: add abi breakage checks to meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-11 16:03   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] abi breakage checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-11 16:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] devtools: bug fix for gen-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-09-11 16:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-09-14 12:50       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-09-15 14:35         ` Aaron Conole
2020-09-15 14:49           ` Walsh, Conor
2020-09-11 16:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] buildtools: add script to setup abi checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-11 16:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] build: add abi breakage checks to meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-14  8:08     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] abi breakage checks for meson Thomas Monjalon
2020-09-14  8:30       ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-09-14  9:34       ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-09-18 12:11     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 " Conor Walsh
2020-09-18 12:11       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] devtools: bug fix for gen-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-09-18 12:11       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-09-18 12:11       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] buildtools: add script to setup abi checks for meson Conor Walsh
2020-09-18 12:11       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] build: add abi breakage checks to meson Conor Walsh
2020-10-12  8:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/4] devtools: abi breakage checks Conor Walsh
2020-10-12  8:08         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-10-12  8:08         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/4] devtools: abi and UX changes for test-meson-builds.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-12  8:08         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/4] devtools: change dump file not found to warning in check-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-12  8:08         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/4] doc: test-meson-builds.sh doc updates Conor Walsh
2020-10-12 13:03         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] devtools: abi breakage checks Conor Walsh
2020-10-12 13:03           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-10-14  9:38             ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-12 13:03           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/4] devtools: abi and UX changes for test-meson-builds.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-14  9:43             ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-12 13:03           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/4] devtools: change dump file not found to warning in check-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-14  9:44             ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-12 13:03           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 4/4] doc: test-meson-builds.sh doc updates Conor Walsh
2020-10-14  9:46             ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-14  9:37           ` Kinsella, Ray [this message]
2020-10-14 10:33             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] devtools: abi breakage checks Walsh, Conor
2020-10-14 10:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 " Conor Walsh
2020-10-14 10:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 1/4] devtools: add generation of compressed abi dump archives Conor Walsh
2020-10-15 10:15               ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-14 10:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 2/4] devtools: abi and UX changes for test-meson-builds.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-15 10:16               ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-14 10:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/4] devtools: change not found to warning check-abi.sh Conor Walsh
2020-10-14 10:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 4/4] doc: test-meson-builds.sh doc updates Conor Walsh
     [not found]             ` <7206c209-ed4a-2aeb-12d8-ee162ef92596@ashroe.eu>
     [not found]               ` <CAJFAV8wmpft6XLRg1RAL+d4ibbJVrR9C0ghkE-kqyig_q_Meeg@mail.gmail.com>
2020-11-03 10:07                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 0/4] devtools: abi breakage checks Kinsella, Ray
2020-11-10 12:53                   ` David Marchand
2020-11-10 13:54                     ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-11-10 13:57                       ` David Marchand

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