[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/6] config: discover libpcap on Windows

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Thu Feb 25 17:33:37 CET 2021


On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 07:04:38PM +0300, Dmitry Kozlyuk wrote:
> 2021-02-25 15:02, Ferruh Yigit:
> > On 2/14/2021 2:16 AM, Dmitry Kozlyuk wrote:
> > > WinPcap or Npcap, can be installed anywhere.
> > > Add a Meson option to specify SDK path.
> > >   
> > 
> > I am not sure if it is OK to add a meson option for this, can't we use the 
> > default path?
> > 
> > And does this mean we will need to add an option for each dependent library in 
> > Windows? If not, why pcap is special?
> 
> There are some meson options for SDK paths already. Are they exceptions?
> 
Right now, yes, they are exceptions, but there is work underway to remove
them and just replace them with use of pkg-config. Is there some automatic
path discovery mechanism on windows, similar to pkg-config, that can be
used rather than having to add explicit dependency paths?

/bruce


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