[dpdk-dev] Newbie question: compiling virtio-net-pmd v1.2 fails with dpdk 1.7 on a VM

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Nov 20 12:33:33 CET 2014

2014-11-20 06:17, Neil Horman:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 09:14:35AM +0200, Tapio Tallgren wrote:
> > Looks like a version conflict? Dpdk 1.7 should support virtio-pmd so what
> > am I doing wrong?
> Nothing, its a bug.  DPDK changed the API here with commit
> 9aaccf1abdb2894ec23870e1d2199a657f85850e but it never got changed in the
> virtio_user pmd.  You need to modify the pmd like the other call sites have been
> in the above commit.
> This is why those external pmds need to be merged into the dpdk tree.

Yes, exactly.
We'll see during 2.0 cycle how to merge them. The ideal plan is to keep only
1 implementation.

In the meantime, patches are welcome.


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