[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: add meson build to contributing guide

Vipin Varghese vipin.varghese at intel.com
Tue Oct 30 15:18:47 CET 2018

Patches has to be validated for meson builds. Updating documentation
for meson build steps in Checking Compilation category.

Signed-off-by: Vipin Varghese <vipin.varghese at intel.com>

removed extra character - Vipin Varghese

updated the meson build options - Bruce Richardson
 doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
index a3d788024..adcadb817 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
@@ -468,6 +468,12 @@ The recommended configurations and options to test compilation prior to submitti
    export DPDK_DEP_PCAP=y
    export DPDK_DEP_SSL=y
+Compliation of patches has to be tested using meson::
+    ./devtools/test-meson-builds.sh
+This will test for shared and static builds. If gcc arm cross compiler is
+installed, cross build is tested too.
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