[dpdk-dev] 18.08 build error on ppc64el - bool as vector type

Christian Ehrhardt christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com
Thu Sep 27 16:11:33 CEST 2018


On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 5:44 AM Chao Zhu <chaozhu at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> Thomas,
>
> Sorry for the late reply. DPDK will definitely be supported by IBM. I think
> Pradeep and the team is working on this. Personally, I don't have enough
> bandwidth to do this, we'll have a discussion internally to decide who will
> take over the maintenance.
>

We have seen you acking packages recently, but that alone .
But we have a new LTS 18.11 ahead and I'd hate to release it without PPC
maintenance.
Did the discussions resolve, if so did you get more time to do it or was
somebody else elected?


Thank you!
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas at monjalon.net]
> > Sent: 2018年8月30日 16:37
> > To: Christian Ehrhardt <christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com>; Gowrishankar
> > Muthukrishnan <gowrishankar.m at linux.vnet.ibm.com>; Chao Zhu
> > <chaozhu at linux.vnet.ibm.com>; pradeep at us.ibm.com; Alfredo Mendoza
> > <mendoza1 at us.ibm.com>; Gowrishankar Muthukrishnan
> > <gowrishankar.m at in.ibm.com>; Gowrishankar Muthukrishnan
> > <gowrishankar.m at linux.vnet.ibm.com>; Kevin Reilly <kjreilly at us.ibm.com>
> > Cc: dev at dpdk.org; adrien.mazarguil at 6wind.com; Luca Boccassi
> > <bluca at debian.org>
> > Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] 18.08 build error on ppc64el - bool as vector
> type
> >
> > 29/08/2018 16:37, Christian Ehrhardt:
> > > Why is no-one of IBM/Power world replying at all?
> > > There not even was a "oh yeah, <whatever the content would be>" mail
> > > by them.
> > > Is in fact ppc64 support in DPDK dead or at least "unmaintained"?
> > > This is something that mid term has to be sorted out - I tried to pull
> > > some strings to get attention "there" but so far I'm waiting for a
> reply.
> > > I'd say 18.11 should not be released with a clear re-confirmation of
> > > ppc64 maintainance ppc64 by "someone".
> >
> > I tend to agree.
> >
> > Let's try again:
> >
> > Chao, are you still available for DPDK PPC maintenance?
> >
> > SHOULD WE DECLARE DPDK NOT SUPPORTED ON PPC64?
> >
>
>
>

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Christian Ehrhardt
Software Engineer, Ubuntu Server
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