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* [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] doc: fix build on Windows with meson 0.58
@ 2021-06-30 16:15 Dmitry Kozlyuk
  2021-07-01  9:23 ` Richardson, Bruce
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Dmitry Kozlyuk @ 2021-06-30 16:15 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: stable; +Cc: Dmitry Kozlyuk, Bruce Richardson, Luca Boccassi, Rob Scheepens

The `doc` target used `echo` as its command.
On Windows, `echo` is always a shell built-in, there is no binary.
Starting from meson 0.58, `run_target()` always searches for command
executable and no longer accepts `echo` as such on Windows.
Replace plain `echo` with a Python one-liner.

Fixes: d02a2dab2dfb ("doc: support building HTML guides with meson")
Cc: Bruce Richardson <>
Cc: Luca Boccassi <>

Reported-by: Rob Scheepens <>
Signed-off-by: Dmitry Kozlyuk <>
 doc/ | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index 959606b965..abd7d70421 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -11,5 +11,6 @@ if doc_targets.length() == 0
     message = 'Building docs:'
-run_target('doc', command: ['echo', message, doc_target_names],
+echo = [py3, '-c', 'import sys; print(*sys.argv[1:])']
+run_target('doc', command: [echo, message, doc_target_names],
     depends: doc_targets)

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