[dpdk-users] Building a DPDK application with librte_malloc only?

Sergio Gonzalez Monroy sergio.gonzalez.monroy at intel.com
Mon Jan 25 14:47:32 CET 2016

On 23/01/2016 00:11, Alain Gautherot wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using DPDK2.0.0 to test memory allocation and have couple questions:
> 1) Is it possible to build an application with only rte_malloc (and not the other libraries/services)?
> I didn't find anything in the documentation.

Yes, it is possible. in your case, you just want to use EAL.
> 2) Is it possible to use DPDK on CPUs that don't have AES-NI?
> Is there a way to disable that in DPDK so I can run on more mainstream CPUs?
> Maybe a CONFIG_* (but couldn't find it)?

Of course. AFAIK the only requirement for AES-NI is when using AES-NI SW 
It should be disabled in default config.

> Thanks,
> Alain
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