[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] config: build nfp pmd support by default
thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Tue Jan 17 21:55:20 CET 2017
2017-01-16 16:48, Bruce Richardson:
> 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.
> > Thomas,
> > 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.
(I suggested this change to Alejandro if I remember well)
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