[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] WindowsGSGDoc: Update the meson version to use for Windows DPDK

Jie Zhou jizh at linux.microsoft.com
Thu Feb 25 00:36:52 CET 2021

From: Jie Zhou <jizh at microsoft.com>

Meson with Windows clang generates incorrect linker flag
"--subsystem,console" instead of "/subsystem:console" which
will fail the DPDK build. This is discovered at porting testpmd.

Meson 0.57.0 has the fix and should be used for DPDK Windows build.
Update the DPDK WindowsGSG DPDK Build document for the proper meson
version. Will then sync with ci at dpdk.org to update meson in CI pipeline.

Signed-off-by: Jie Zhou <jizh at linux.microsoft.com>
 doc/guides/windows_gsg/build_dpdk.rst | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/windows_gsg/build_dpdk.rst b/doc/guides/windows_gsg/build_dpdk.rst
index 5f1395f3d..8083227ea 100644
--- a/doc/guides/windows_gsg/build_dpdk.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/windows_gsg/build_dpdk.rst
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ A good option to choose is the MSI installer for both meson and ninja together::
-Recommended version is either Meson 0.47.1 (baseline) or the latest release.
+Recommended version is either Meson 0.57.0 (baseline) or the latest release.
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