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From: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, techboard@dpdk.org,
	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/6] update dpdk-setup.sh
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:57:57 +0000
Message-ID: <2970a852-d903-25fd-11ff-ca618f51905c@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201125191908.1867106-1-ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

On 25-Nov-20 7:19 PM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> This is an effort to update the dpdk-setup.sh script and keep it one
> more year until whole functionality of it is replaced.
> Other option is to remove it completely, please comment.

This script has been largely unmaintained for a long time, so my 
personal opinion is that i'd rather see it removed.

That said, i know for a fact that users (especially non-expert ones) 
rely on this script, so removing it without providing a replacement is 
not practical. This patchset IMO is a good first step towards bringing 
the script up to date, but more work is needed as current usability of 
the script is atrocious.

> Ferruh Yigit (6):
>    usertools/setup: remove make based build
>    usertools/setup: remove inserting custom kernel modules
>    usertools/setup: remove running built applications
>    usertools/setup: remove hugepage functions
>    usertools/setup: fix loading vfio module
>    usertools/setup: move removal target to 21.11
>   doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst |   2 +-
>   usertools/dpdk-setup.sh              | 332 ++-------------------------
>   2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 319 deletions(-)


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-27 13:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-25 19:19 Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/6] usertools/setup: remove make based build Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-26 13:56   ` Walsh, Conor
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/6] usertools/setup: remove inserting custom kernel modules Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-26 14:00   ` Walsh, Conor
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/6] usertools/setup: remove running built applications Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-26 14:02   ` Walsh, Conor
2020-11-26 14:04     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/6] usertools/setup: remove hugepage functions Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-26 14:10   ` Walsh, Conor
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/6] usertools/setup: fix loading vfio module Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-25 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/6] usertools/setup: move removal target to 21.11 Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-27 13:57 ` Burakov, Anatoly [this message]
2020-11-27 14:12   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/6] update dpdk-setup.sh Thomas Monjalon

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