[dpdk-users] SyntaxError in setup.sh during binding ethernet device

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Tue Jan 19 11:19:55 CET 2016


2016-01-19 10:45, dawid_jurek:
> Hello DPDK developers,
> I experienced issue when I ran tools/setup.sh and chose option [23]: Bind Ethernet device to IGB UIO module.
> Script Output:
> File ".../dpdk/dpdk-2.2.0/tools/dpdk_nic_bind.py", line 113
>     """ % locals() # replace items from local variables
>       ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> It turned out that python 2.7 set as default in system was needed.
> So I added python2 to every line with dpdk_nic_bind.py call in tools/setup.sh and now it works fine.
> But the question is: is it expected behaviour? Shouldn't it be fixed by simple patch in way I did it?

Yes a patch would be appreciated to make it python 3 friendly.

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