[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] rte.extvars.mk: allow overriding RTE_SDK_BIN from the environment

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Wed Jan 20 16:27:26 CET 2016

Hi Matthew,

RTE_SDK_BIN is an internal variable and should not be overriden.

2016-01-19 21:30, Matthew Hall:
> Currently pktgen-dpdk and many other external apps will fail to compile
> if the build output directory name is not equal to the target name.
> This causes problems if you used an alternative build output directory.

Have you installed DPDK somewhere? Example:
	make install O=mybuild DESTDIR=mylocalinstall

Then you should build your app like this:
	make RTE_SDK=$(readlink -e ../dpdk/mylocalinstall/usr/local/share/dpdk)

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