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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	"Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
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 15:12:02 +0100
Message-ID: <7186645.fz4gZY8XGM@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2970a852-d903-25fd-11ff-ca618f51905c@intel.com>

27/11/2020 14:57, Burakov, Anatoly:
> 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.

I take it as one more argument to remove as planned in 20.11.

Non-expert users should think before using this script.
If they absolutely want it back they will take it from old versions,
or they will complain, which is a kind of contribution,
a first step to think about something better.




      reply	other threads:[~2020-11-27 14:12 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 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/6] update dpdk-setup.sh Burakov, Anatoly
2020-11-27 14:12   ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]

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