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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Omar Cardona <ocardona@microsoft.com>,
	Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Cc: Fady Bader <fady@mellanox.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"tbashar@mellanox.com" <tbashar@mellanox.com>,
	"talshn@mellanox.com" <talshn@mellanox.com>,
	"yohadt@mellanox.com" <yohadt@mellanox.com>,
	"dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com" <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>,
	Harini Ramakrishnan <Harini.Ramakrishnan@microsoft.com>,
	"pallavi.kadam@intel.com" <pallavi.kadam@intel.com>,
	"ranjit.menon@intel.com" <ranjit.menon@intel.com>,
	"olivier.matz@6wind.com" <olivier.matz@6wind.com>,
	"arybchenko@solarflare.com" <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	"mdr@ashroe.eu" <mdr@ashroe.eu>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] eal: disable function versioning on Windows
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:40:44 +0200
Message-ID: <2183772.jD3h1DLmXV@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200602102722.GA273284@hmswarspite.think-freely.org>

02/06/2020 12:27, Neil Horman:
> On Mon, Jun 01, 2020 at 09:46:18PM +0000, Omar Cardona wrote:
> > >> Do we know if we have future plans of supporting dlls on windows in the future?
> > 	- Hi Neil, yes this is of interest to us (Windows).  
> > 	- Specifically to aid in non-disruptive granular servicing/updating.
> > 	- Our primary scenario Userspace VMSwitch is biased towards shared libraries for production servicing
> > 
> Ok, do you have recommendations on how to provide backwards compatibility
> between dpdk versions?  From what I read the most direct solution would be
> per-application dll bundling (which seems to me to defeat the purpose of
> creating a dll, but if its the only solution, perhaps thats all we have to work
> with).  Is there a better solution?
> 
> If not, then I would suggest that, instead of disabling shared libraries on
> Windows, as we do below, we allow it, and redefine VERSION_SYMBOL[_EXPERIMENTAL]
> to do nothing, and implement BIND_DEFAULT_SYMBOL to act like MAP_STATIC_SYMBOL
> by aliasing the supplied symbol name to the provided export name.  I think msvc
> supports aliasing, correct?

We don't use msvc, but clang and MinGW.



  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-02 10:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-01 10:31 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] build mempool " Fady Bader
2020-06-01 10:31 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] eal: disable function versioning " Fady Bader
2020-06-01 19:55   ` Neil Horman
2020-06-01 21:46     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Omar Cardona
2020-06-02 10:27       ` Neil Horman
2020-06-02 10:40         ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-06-11 10:09           ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-06-01 10:31 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] mempool: use generic memory management Fady Bader
2020-06-01 19:59   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-06-01 20:47     ` Ranjit Menon
2020-06-01 21:14     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-02  7:40       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-06-01 10:31 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] eal: export needed functions for mempool Fady Bader
2020-06-01 10:31 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] mempool: mempool build on Windows Fady Bader
2020-06-02  7:41   ` Andrew Rybchenko

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