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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com>
Cc: dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	 Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>,
	Christian Ehrhardt <christian.ehrhardt@canonical.com>,
	 Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	 Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@nvidia.com>,
	NBU-Contact-Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] build: add pkg-config validation
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 16:32:54 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8xeOScJQDPh9H7iPG7H104CiXLjEEPaX+wNFiRh0A9rog@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <MN2PR12MB463932822FDE02554420620EA5E60@MN2PR12MB4639.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 4:16 PM Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com> wrote:
> The patch notifies about invalid pkg-config. Application that uses such
> pkg-config will receive wrong linker parameters. These parameters will not
> fail link procedure, but may produce invalid output and as the result,
> application will have unpredicted behavior.
> Optimal notification would be during application build procedure, but
> I cannot see how it's possible to interact with an external build.

Me neither, so I don't see the point in adding a warning the final
user won't catch.
Documenting this known issue seems enough.


-- 
David Marchand


  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-13 15:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-29  9:16 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " 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 [this message]
2020-11-17 18:17 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: notify bug in pkg-config v0.27 Gregory Etelson
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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