[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 01/14] Add compiling definations for IBM Power architecture
chaozhu at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Nov 25 10:19:56 CET 2014
Good point! I'll update the current patches.
Thanks for your suggestions!
On 2014/11/25 16:44, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:51:13AM +0800, Chao Zhu wrote:
>> Current Power related patches are not a full functional one. Some of the
>> libraries are not migrated. So
>> common_linuxapp_powerpc is used to turn off the uncompiled part.
> Hi Chao,
> just to re-echo what Neil says - this would be better as a
> defconfig_powerpc-native-linuxapp-gcc config file including common_linuxapp.
> Anything you need to turn off in the config can be turned off in the defconfig
> file after you include the common_linuxapp one - later definitions override
> earlier ones. It also makes things clearer to read as you end up with a
> powerpc config file that essentially reads as "use common linux settings except
> for this, and this, and this, etc...."
>> This file
>> is a copy of the common_linuxapp. And this file is intended to be removed
>> when all of the libraries are migrated to Power. Actually, it's the current
>> common file for linux and other OS, such as BSD. However, I didn't try the
>> compilation on BSD. But this probably needs to be done.
>> On 2014/11/24 6:02, Neil Horman wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 08:22:09PM -0500, Chao Zhu wrote:
>>>> To make DPDK run on IBM Power architecture, configuration files for
>>>> Power architecuture are added. Also, the compiling related .mk files are
>>>> Signed-off-by: Chao Zhu <chaozhu at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>>> config/common_linuxapp_powerpc | 394 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>> config/defconfig_ppc_64-power8-linuxapp-gcc | 40 +++
>>>> mk/arch/ppc_64/rte.vars.mk | 39 +++
>>>> mk/machine/power8/rte.vars.mk | 57 ++++
>>>> 4 files changed, 530 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>>> create mode 100644 config/common_linuxapp_powerpc
>>>> create mode 100644 config/defconfig_ppc_64-power8-linuxapp-gcc
>>>> create mode 100644 mk/arch/ppc_64/rte.vars.mk
>>>> create mode 100644 mk/machine/power8/rte.vars.mk
>>>> diff --git a/config/common_linuxapp_powerpc b/config/common_linuxapp_powerpc
>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>> index 0000000..d230a0b
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/config/common_linuxapp_powerpc
>>> This filename is common_linuxapp_powerpc, but given that it explicitly specifies
>>> all the build options, there isn't really anything common about it. I think
>>> what you want to do is rename this defconfig_powerpc-native-linuxapp-gcc, and
>>> have it include common_linuxapp, then change any power-specific option you see
>>> Also, does BSD build on power? I presume so. You likely want to create a
>>> corresponding bsd power config
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