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From: Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com>
To: <dev@dpdk.org>, <getelson@nvidia.com>
Cc: <matan@nvidia.com>, <rasland@nvidia.com>, <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	<david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: notify bug in pkg-config v0.27
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 20:17:46 +0200
Message-ID: <20201117181746.17904-1-getelson@nvidia.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201029091638.26646-1-getelson@nvidia.com>

DPDK relies on pkg-config(1) to provide correct parameters for
compiler and linker used in application build.  Inaccurate build
parameters, produced by pkg-config from DPDK .pc files could fail
application build or cause unpredicted results during application
runtime.

Update system requirements doc about a bug in pkg-config v0.27 used in
RH-7.

Signed-off-by: Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com>
---
 doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
index 6ecdc04aa9..b67da05e13 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
@@ -60,6 +60,11 @@ Compilation of the DPDK
 
 *   Linux kernel headers or sources required to build kernel modules.
 
+
+**Known Issues:**
+
+*   pkg-config v0.27 supplied with RHEL-7 does not process correctly libdpdk.pc Libs.private section.
+
 .. note::
 
    Please ensure that the latest patches are applied to third party libraries
-- 
2.29.2


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-17 18:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-29  9:16 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] build: add pkg-config validation Gregory Etelson
2020-11-01 10:01 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-01 12:06   ` Gregory Etelson
2020-11-02  6:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Gregory Etelson
2020-11-02 12:11   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-02 19:39     ` Gregory Etelson
2020-11-02 19:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Gregory Etelson
2020-11-03 10:09   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-04  8:38     ` Gregory Etelson
2020-11-05 12:37 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Gregory Etelson
2020-11-05 13:17   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-13 13:38   ` David Marchand
2020-11-13 15:16     ` Gregory Etelson
2020-11-13 15:32       ` David Marchand
2020-11-17 18:17 ` Gregory Etelson [this message]
2020-11-26 15:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/1] doc: add pkg-config requirement for applications Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-26 16:24     ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-26 16:38       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-26 16:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 " Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-26 16:46     ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-27  0:59       ` Thomas Monjalon

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