[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] devtools: select targets in build test
thomas at monjalon.net
Thu Feb 4 16:48:52 CET 2021
04/02/2021 15:48, David Marchand:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 2:59 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net> wrote:
> > 04/02/2021 14:34, David Marchand:
> > > When a target compilation is broken, one way to skip the target is to
> > > uninstall the associated toolchain.
> > > But it is not always possible and you end up with hacking the script to
> > > avoid this target until a fix is ready.
> > >
> > > It is also often quicker to check a fix on a failing target before
> > > checking compilation on all targets.
> > >
> > > Introduce a variable to select targets.
> > >
> > > Example:
> > > $ DPDK_BUILD_TEST_TARGETS=build-x86-mingw \
> > > ./devtools/test-meson-builds.sh
> > With this solution, you need to list all targets you want to compile.
> To fill the list, it is easy, with no understand of the script internals:
> $ ls $HOME/builds
> build-32b build-arm64-dpaa build-arm64-octeontx2
> build-clang-static build-gcc-static build-x86-default
> build-arm64-bluefield build-arm64-host-clang build-clang-shared
> build-gcc-shared build-ppc64le-power8 build-x86-mingw
> > An alternative could be to disable a target in the config file
> > based on the variable DPDK_TARGET set by load_env.
> > One hack, which does not need any change in the script I think,
> > is to set targetcc=disabled.
> > Or we could check a well defined variable after calling load-devel-config.
> A bit fragile since you are bound to this internal shell variable.
> Putting logic in ~/.config/dpdk/devel.build is undocumented and more
> tedious than passing an environment variable when running the script.
> > [...]
> > > +target_is_selected build-x86-default || exit 0
> > Why this line?
> If the build-x86-default was not compiled in this run because you did
> not select it, the call to the install target after this check
> triggers a compilation of this target.
OK, please add a comment.
> This is not wanted from my pov, or at best confusing, because you
> don't see anything with the default verbose:
> $ DPDK_BUILD_TEST_TARGETS=build-x86-mingw ./devtools/test-meson-builds.sh
> ninja: Entering directory `/home/dmarchan/builds/build-x86-mingw'
> Found ninja-1.10.1 at /usr/bin/ninja
> [19/19] Linking target examples/dpdk-helloworld.exe
> ^^ for some time you get no output, you have the impression the script
> is stuck, while it is actually compiling the build-x86-default target.
> ## Building cmdline
> ## Building helloworld
> ## Building l2fwd
> ## Building l3fwd
> ## Building multi_process
> ## Building skeleton
> ## Building timer
> Compiling those examples had nothing to do with the build-x86-mingw
> target I was expecting.
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