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From: Matthew Hall <mhall@mhcomputing.net>
To: "Gonzalez Monroy, Sergio" <sergio.gonzalez.monroy@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH RFC] Update/Improve build system
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:50:00 -0700
Message-ID: <20141030205000.GA9956@mhcomputing.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <91383E96CE459D47BCE92EFBF5CE73B004E97FFB@IRSMSX108.ger.corp.intel.com>

On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 09:18:23AM +0000, Gonzalez Monroy, Sergio wrote:
> I would say that D) is a good balance, although not being the simplest.

A, or D. Depending on things such as, "If you run the DPDK on Random Platform 
X," where X could be something like Power CPUs or other weird stuff, will all 
of the things needed for the Combined Lib 1) be compilable, 2) be able to load 
w/o errors.

For example, I could see probe ctor functions from various PMD's blowing up on 
unsupported hardware. Like how the rte_pmd_virtio had issues when I tried it 
on my VM system.

If we think we can make sure no platform specific stuff breaks when it ends up 
in Combined Lib A then A is probably the easiest for all.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-10-30 20:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-30  9:18 Gonzalez Monroy, Sergio
2014-10-30 11:53 ` Gonzalez Monroy, Sergio
2014-10-30 20:50 ` Matthew Hall [this message]
2014-10-31 10:45   ` Gonzalez Monroy, Sergio
2014-10-31 22:33     ` Matthew Hall
2014-11-01 12:53     ` Neil Horman

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