[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] build: fix experimental library versioning

David Marchand david.marchand at redhat.com
Fri Feb 21 16:24:29 CET 2020


On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 8:55 PM Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com> wrote:
>
> The problem occurred when workaround that makes soname two digits
> applied. With this change for the ABI version "20.0.1" the experimental
> library version become ".so.2001".
> After workaround removed in ABI version 21.0, the experimental library
> version will become ".so.210".
> "2001" is bigger value than "201" although it is a previous version of
> the library version, this can break the version comparisons.
>
> To fix this, introducing a temporary sub level versioning for the
> experimental libraries, so that minor version comparison will continue
> to work.
>
> After change experimental libraries will follow below versioning:
>
> DPDK version  ABI version  soname       library name
> ------------  -----------  ------       ------------
> DPDK 19.11     20.0        .so.0.200    .so.0.200
> DPDK 20.02     20.0.1      .so.0.200.1  .so.0.200.1
> DPDK 20.05     20.0.2      .so.0.200.2  .so.0.200.2
> DPDK 20.11     21.0        .so.0.210    .so.0.210
> DPDK 21.02     21.1        .so.0.211    .so.0.211
>
> Note: After workaround removed in DPDK 20.11 and soname switch back to
> single digit this patch won't work and needs to be updated.
>
> Fixes: f26c2b39b271 ("build: fix soname info for 19.11 compatibility")
>
> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>

The soname change breaks existing applications like testpmd (linked to
various experimental libraries).
I have the full details if needed in a pastebin (v19.11, master, patch_applied).

$ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/builds/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/install/lib
$HOME/abi/v19.11/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/bin/testpmd
/home/dmarchan/abi/v19.11/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/bin/testpmd:
error while loading shared libraries: librte_flow_classify.so.0.200:
cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


libabigail reports this change as an error, so if it is intended, we
need to bypass the check for those libraries.

Functions changes summary: 0 Removed, 0 Changed (2 filtered out), 0
Added functions
Variables changes summary: 0 Removed, 0 Changed, 0 Added variable
ELF SONAME changed
Functions changes summary: 0 Removed, 0 Changed (7 filtered out), 0
Added functions
Variables changes summary: 0 Removed, 0 Changed, 0 Added variable
SONAME changed from 'librte_flow_classify.so.0.200' to
'librte_flow_classify.so.0.200.1'
Error: ABI issue reported for 'abidiff --suppr
/home/dmarchan/dpdk/devtools/libabigail.abignore --no-added-syms
--headers-dir1 /home/dmarchan/abi/v19.11/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/include
--headers-dir2 /home/dmarchan/builds/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/install/include
/home/dmarchan/abi/v19.11/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/dump/librte_flow_classify.dump
/home/dmarchan/builds/x86_64-native-linux-gcc+shared+kmods/install/dump/librte_flow_classify.dump'



-- 
David Marchand



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