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doc: notify bug in pkg-config v0.27

Message ID 20201117181746.17904-1-getelson@nvidia.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: David Marchand
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Series doc: notify bug in pkg-config v0.27 | expand


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Gregory Etelson Nov. 17, 2020, 6:17 p.m. UTC
DPDK relies on pkg-config(1) to provide correct parameters for
compiler and linker used in application build.  Inaccurate build
parameters, produced by pkg-config from DPDK .pc files could fail
application build or cause unpredicted results during application

Update system requirements doc about a bug in pkg-config v0.27 used in

Signed-off-by: Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com>
 doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
index 6ecdc04aa9..b67da05e13 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
@@ -60,6 +60,11 @@  Compilation of the DPDK
 *   Linux kernel headers or sources required to build kernel modules.
+**Known Issues:**
+*   pkg-config v0.27 supplied with RHEL-7 does not process correctly libdpdk.pc Libs.private section.
 .. note::
    Please ensure that the latest patches are applied to third party libraries