[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] examples: enable building multiprocess applications

Ali Alnubani alialnu at mellanox.com
Thu May 23 19:54:38 CEST 2019


Hi Bruce,
Comments are inline.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>
> Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:33 PM
> To: Ali Alnubani <alialnu at mellanox.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org; bluca at debian.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] examples: enable building multiprocess applications
> 
> On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 02:54:13PM +0000, Ali Alnubani wrote:
> > This enables building the example multiprocess applications in the
> > subdirectory multi_process.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ali Alnubani <alialnu at mellanox.com>
> > ---
> >  examples/meson.build                               |  8 +++++++-
> >  .../client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build         | 14 ++++++++++++++
> >  .../client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build         | 14 ++++++++++++++
> >  examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build      | 12 ++++++++++++
> >  examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build       | 12 ++++++++++++
> >  .../multi_process/{ => symmetric_mp}/meson.build   |  8 +++++---
> >  6 files changed, 64 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)  create mode 100644
> > examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
> >  create mode 100644
> > examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build
> >  create mode 100644 examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build
> >  create mode 100644 examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build
> >  rename examples/multi_process/{ => symmetric_mp}/meson.build (68%)
> >
> > diff --git a/examples/meson.build b/examples/meson.build index
> > 53a786eb4..647114c23 100644
> > --- a/examples/meson.build
> > +++ b/examples/meson.build
> > @@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ all_examples = [
> >  	'l2fwd-keepalive', 'l3fwd',
> >  	'l3fwd-acl', 'l3fwd-power',
> >  	'l3fwd-vf', 'link_status_interrupt',
> > -	'load_balancer', 'multi_process',
> > +	'load_balancer',
> >  	'netmap_compat', 'packet_ordering',
> >  	'performance-thread', 'ptpclient',
> >  	'qos_meter', 'qos_sched',
> > @@ -35,6 +35,12 @@ all_examples = [
> >  	'vhost', 'vhost_crypto',
> >  	'vhost_scsi', 'vm_power_manager',
> >  	'vmdq', 'vmdq_dcb',
> > +	'multi_process/simple_mp',
> > +	'multi_process/hotplug_mp',
> > +	'multi_process/symmetric_mp',
> > +	'multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server',
> > +	'multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client',
> > +
> >  ]
> 
> Since these are in alphabetical order, I think we should keep the multi-
> process apps in the list in the correct order, rather than at the end.
Corrected in v2.
> 
> >  # install all example code on install - irrespective of whether the
> > example in  # question is to be built as part of this build or not.
> > diff --git
> > a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
> > b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 000000000..196c39fc5
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
> > @@ -0,0 +1,14 @@
> > +# SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause # Copyright 2019 Mellanox
> > +Technologies, Ltd
> > +
> > +# meson file, for building this example as part of a main DPDK build.
> > +#
> > +# To build this example as a standalone application with an
> > +already-installed # DPDK instance, use 'make'
> > +
> > +includes += include_directories('../shared')
> > +
> > +name = 'mp_client'
> 
> I believe your previous patch in this set already set up the names correctly
> for these apps, so I think you should remove this and the other name
> assignment lines in the other files. I'd like to try and enforce consistency in
> naming, and not having overrides of the name value in the individual app
> meson.build files is key to enforcing that consistency.
I left those assignments from a previous version of the patchset, my bad.
Also corrected in v2.
> 
> Otherwise, thanks for doing this, and the rest of the patch looks fine to me.
> 
> /Bruce

I sent a v2, but realized I forgot to tag it. Sorry.
http://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=4761

Thanks,
Ali


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