[dpdk-dev] Build instructions

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Fri Aug 28 21:52:33 CEST 2015

On 8/28/15, 2:49 PM, "dev on behalf of Ratliff, Stanley"
<dev-bounces at dpdk.org on behalf of sratliff at idirect.net> wrote:

>Hello everyone, 
>I'm a DPDK newbie, so my apologies for the naïve question. I'm trying to
>use the instructions at http://dpdk.org/doc/quick-start.
>I've cloned the DPDK repo, & started with the make command. I got:
>stanr at stansubu:~$ git clone http://dpdk.org/git/dpdk
>Cloning into 'dpdk'...
>remote: Counting objects: 30823, done.
>remote: Compressing objects: 100% (6281/6281), done.
>remote: Total 30823 (delta 24336), reused 30823 (delta 24336)
>Receiving objects: 100% (30823/30823), 21.82 MiB | 1.04 MiB/s, done.
>Resolving deltas: 100% (24336/24336), done.
>Checking connectivity... done.
>stanr at stansubu:~$ cd dpdk
>stanr at stansubu:~/dpdk$ make config T=x86_64-default-linuxapp-gcc
>make[1]: *** No rule to make target
>`/home/stanr/dpdk/config/defconfig_x86_64-default-linuxapp-gcc', needed
>by `/home/stanr/dpdk/build/.config'.  Stop.
>make: *** [config] Error 2
>stanr at stansubu:~/dpdk$ ls

Looks like the docs need to be updated we are changed
x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc look in the config directory for the base names
and remove the defconfig_ to see what the new names are to be used.
>Are the instructions out of date?
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