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doc: announce support of Alpine Linux

Message ID 20210417221649.2596625-1-thomas@monjalon.net (mailing list archive)
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Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Commit Message

Thomas Monjalon April 17, 2021, 10:16 p.m. UTC
After many patches in several releases to make DPDK buildable with musl,
and few adjustments for busybox, it is time to show the support of DPDK
built in Alpine Linux.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst      | 8 +++-----
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_05.rst | 5 +++++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Comments

Thomas Monjalon April 21, 2021, 10:10 p.m. UTC | #1
18/04/2021 00:16, Thomas Monjalon:
> After many patches in several releases to make DPDK buildable with musl,
> and few adjustments for busybox, it is time to show the support of DPDK
> built in Alpine Linux.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>

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diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
index dfe8f4ef3b..6994038d45 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
@@ -40,31 +40,29 @@  Compilation of the DPDK
 *   General development tools including a supported C compiler such as gcc (version 4.9+) or clang (version 3.4+).
 
     * For RHEL/Fedora systems these can be installed using ``dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"``
-
     * For Ubuntu/Debian systems these can be installed using ``apt install build-essential``
+    * For Alpine Linux, ``apk add gcc libc-dev bsd-compat-headers libexecinfo-dev``
 
 *   Python 3.5 or later.
 
 *   Meson (version 0.49.2+) and ninja
 
     * ``meson`` & ``ninja-build`` packages in most Linux distributions
-
     * If the packaged version is below the minimum version, the latest versions
       can be installed from Python's "pip" repository: ``pip3 install meson ninja``
 
 *   ``pyelftools`` (version 0.22+)
 
     * For Fedora systems it can be installed using ``dnf install python-pyelftools``
-
     * For RHEL/CentOS systems it can be installed using ``pip3 install pyelftools``
-
     * For Ubuntu/Debian it can be installed using ``apt install python3-pyelftools``
+    * For Alpine Linux, ``apk add py3-elftools``
 
 *   Library for handling NUMA (Non Uniform Memory Access).
 
     * ``numactl-devel`` in RHEL/Fedora;
-
     * ``libnuma-dev`` in Debian/Ubuntu;
+    * ``numactl-dev`` in Alpine Linux
 
 .. note::
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_05.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_05.rst
index 83f06392af..12215effc6 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_05.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_05.rst
@@ -55,6 +55,11 @@  New Features
      Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
      =======================================================
 
+* **Added Alpine Linux with musl libc support**
+
+  The distribution Alpine Linux, using musl libc and busybox,
+  got initial support starting with building DPDK without modification.
+
 * **Added phase-fair lock.**
 
   Phase-fair lock provides fairness guarantees.