[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] config: build nfp pmd support by default
bruce.richardson at intel.com
Mon Jan 16 17:48:16 CET 2017
On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 04:43:11PM +0000, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> On 1/13/2017 11:50 AM, Alejandro Lucero wrote:
> > Because using a NFP PMD requires specific BSP installed, the PMD
> > support was not the default option before. This was just for making
> > people aware of such dependency, since there is no need for such a
> > BSP for just compiling DPDK with NFP PMD support.
> Although NFP will compile fine, as far as I understand BSP dependency is
> still there.
> What do you think, is compilation enough to be enabled by default?
Although you haven't asked me, I think having it compiled by default is
ok, even if you can't run it without the BSP. Having it compiled means
that we can catch errors or problems with the driver sooner, e.g. when
doing updates across all drivers.
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