[dpdk-users] Question about combine libs option

Sergio Gonzalez Monroy sergio.gonzalez.monroy at intel.com
Fri Feb 19 11:48:19 CET 2016

On 18/02/2016 20:10, Arevalo, Mario Alfredo C wrote:
>      Hi, good day, I have a question related to CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_COMBINE_LIBS option in DPDK configuration file,
> It's not clear for me what is the behavior of this option but it seems that when I enabled this option
> all libraries were combined to one single library called libdpdk.so (I enabled CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB too),
> is this correct?

That is correct.
Now, you can use COMBINE_LIB with or without SHARED_LIB.
The result is, as you said, combining all DPDK libraries into a single 

> or which other effects can produce this option, and if someone has a document about this
> option would be amazing :), thank you so much for your attention.

I don't think there is any info/doc regarding  those config options 
(someone else can correct me on this),
but I would think that the GSG (Getting Started Guide) would be a good 
place to add such doc.

> Regards.
> Mario.

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