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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
To: "Stokes, Ian" <ian.stokes@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Building DPDK Libraries with Libtool
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:05:24 +0200
Message-ID: <2199944.9mvWnhcZjY@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CD7C01071941AC429549C17338DB8A52697509BB@IRSMSX101.ger.corp.intel.com>

Hi,

2014-07-03 08:30, Stokes, Ian:
> I have been using DPDK with Openvswitch. The latest release of Openvswitch
> has started to use Libtools to build it's own internal libraries. Previous
> to this I built DPDK using DPDKs Makefiles and linked against the required
> DPDK libraries in the Openvswitch Makefiles. However because of the
> Libtools change over we now receive the warnings like the following
> 
> *** Warning: Linking the shared library lib/libopenvswitch.la against the
> *** static library
> /home/tester/rte/x86_64-ivshmem-linuxapp-gcc/lib/librte_mbuf.a is not
> portable!

You can build some shared libraries instead of static ones.

> For all the DPDK libraries we link against. Doing some research on this
> warning leads me to believe it is related to how Libtool interacts with
> static libraries that it has not built and the recommended solution seems
> to be use Libtool to build those libraries as well (In this case the DPDK
> libraries). Ideally I'd like to avoid this.

We should generate pkgconfig files in order to be easily integrated in libtool 
applications.

PS: please remove the disclaimer in your email footer.

-- 
Thomas

      reply	other threads:[~2014-07-03  9:05 UTC|newest]

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2014-07-03  8:30 Stokes, Ian
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