[dpdk-users] 'install' rule does not work with FreeBSD tar

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Aug 1 10:23:13 CEST 2016

2016-07-29 16:56, Verkamp, Daniel:
> Hi folks,
> I'm attempting to install DPDK 16.07 on FreeBSD 10.2.  The build works
> correctly up to the point of the actual install step, which fails
> because bsdtar does not support the --warning=no-ignore-newer option:
>   ================== Installing ./
>   tar: Option --warning=no-ignore-newer is not supported
> This particular tar reports its version as:
>   bsdtar 3.1.2 - libarchive 3.1.2
> Removing the --warning=no-ignore-newer option from the two places it is
> used in mk/rte.sdkinstall.mk allows the installation to complete
> successfully.

Thanks for the report.
Would you want to send a patch?

> It appears that the same problem occurs on FreeBSD on previous DPDK
> releases as well, since at least DPDK 2.2.
> I'm not sure what the option is for (or why 'tar' is being used as part
> of the installation); maybe there is some other, more portable option
> that could replace it.

tar is convenient for installation. It has some good options like --exclude.
I don't remember why --warning=no-ignore-newer is used.
I think we remove this option to fix BSD install.

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