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Message ID 20201126160837.1385842-1-thomas@monjalon.net (mailing list archive)
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Thomas Monjalon Nov. 26, 2020, 4:08 p.m. UTC
The compilation of the kernel module KNI is optional.
The kernel headers should be required for DPDK compilation.

Fixes: 91a861e54164 ("config: disable Linux kernel modules by default")
Cc: stable@dpdk.org

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

Comments

Bruce Richardson Nov. 26, 2020, 4:21 p.m. UTC | #1
On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 05:08:37PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> The compilation of the kernel module KNI is optional.
> The kernel headers should be required for DPDK compilation.
> 
> Fixes: 91a861e54164 ("config: disable Linux kernel modules by default")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> ---
If someone does want to build kni, we actually have a check in meson.build
for kernel build headers, giving a suitable error if they are missed.
Therefore I think this can go.

Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Thomas Monjalon Nov. 27, 2020, 12:56 a.m. UTC | #2
26/11/2020 17:21, Bruce Richardson:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 05:08:37PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > The compilation of the kernel module KNI is optional.
> > The kernel headers should be required for DPDK compilation.

not, should not :)

> > Fixes: 91a861e54164 ("config: disable Linux kernel modules by default")
> > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> > ---
> If someone does want to build kni, we actually have a check in meson.build
> for kernel build headers, giving a suitable error if they are missed.
> Therefore I think this can go.
> 
> Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>

Applied with fixed typo.
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diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
index ab38284950..87f7c9aa8c 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
@@ -58,8 +58,6 @@  Compilation of the DPDK
 
     * ``libnuma-dev`` in Debian/Ubuntu;
 
-*   Linux kernel headers or sources required to build kernel modules.
-
 .. note::
 
    Please ensure that the latest patches are applied to third party libraries