[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] Add developer mode to DPDK build

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Thu Feb 25 20:50:44 CET 2021

25/02/2021 16:29, Bruce Richardson:
> To allow more flexibility in enabling additional build checks to DPDK build
> process, we can add a developer mode option to the build. With this option
> enabled, extra checks of interest to DPDK developers rather than users can be
> done on the code, without having to worry about possible user impacts. The new
> option can be manually enabled or disabled by using meson configure, but by
> default is set to "auto" which means it is enabled if building from a git repo.
> Once the developer mode is added in the first patch, the other patches of this
> series turn off a number of previous features for non-developer builds, since
> those features would only be of interest to DPDK devs.
> Bruce Richardson (3):
>   build: enable a developer mode setting
>   build: hide debug messages in non-developer mode
>   build: limit symbol checks to developer mode

Thanks for the quick patches.
I like the idea.

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