[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] buildtools: allow pedantic empty pmdinfo

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Wed Feb 5 18:14:22 CET 2020

On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 06:07:23PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> If a driver has no info generated by pmdinfogen,
> and if this driver is compiled as pedantic,
> then an failure would occur:
> 	drivers/rte_common_mlx5.pmd.c:1: error:
> 	ISO C forbids an empty translation unit [-Werror=pedantic]
> Such error is triggered with the new mlx5 common directory.
> In order to allow an "empty driver info" compiled in pedantic mode,
> the script generating .pmd.c file is modified to add a static string
> unconditionnaly.
> The minimal generated code is:
> 	static __attribute__((unused)) const char *generator =
> 		"/path/to/dpdk/buildtools/gen-pmdinfo-cfile.sh";
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>


Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>

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