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[v7,04/14] doc: remove references to make from vdpadevs guides

Message ID 20201021081725.68541-5-ciara.power@intel.com (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Series remove make support in DPDK | expand


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ci/checkpatch success coding style OK

Commit Message

Power, Ciara Oct. 21, 2020, 8:17 a.m. UTC
Make is no longer supported for compiling DPDK, references are now
removed in the documentation.

Signed-off-by: Ciara Power <ciara.power@intel.com>
Acked-by: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>

v7: Modified compilation options to detail meson option ibverbs_link.
 doc/guides/vdpadevs/ifc.rst  | 13 -------------
 doc/guides/vdpadevs/mlx5.rst | 34 ++++++++++++----------------------
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/doc/guides/vdpadevs/ifc.rst b/doc/guides/vdpadevs/ifc.rst
index 12a2a342e6..f968489a75 100644
--- a/doc/guides/vdpadevs/ifc.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/vdpadevs/ifc.rst
@@ -11,19 +11,6 @@  directly by DMA. Besides, it supports dirty page logging and device state
 report/restore, this driver enables its vDPA functionality.
-Pre-Installation Configuration
-Config File Options
-The following option can be modified in the ``config`` file.
-- ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_IFC_PMD`` (default ``y`` for linux)
-  Toggle compilation of the ``librte_pmd_ifc`` driver.
 IFCVF vDPA Implementation
diff --git a/doc/guides/vdpadevs/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/vdpadevs/mlx5.rst
index 2c7a550afc..9a11eefd2c 100644
--- a/doc/guides/vdpadevs/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/vdpadevs/mlx5.rst
@@ -14,9 +14,7 @@  SR-IOV context.
 .. note::
-   Due to external dependencies, this driver is disabled in default
-   configuration of the "make" build. It can be enabled with
-   ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MLX5_VDPA_PMD=y`` or by using "meson" build system which
+   This driver is enabled automatically when using "meson" build system which
    will detect dependencies.
@@ -62,16 +60,13 @@  Prerequisites
 - Mellanox OFED version: **5.0**
   see :doc:`../../nics/mlx5` guide for more Mellanox OFED details.
-Compilation options
+Compilation option
-These options can be modified in the ``.config`` file.
+The meson option ``ibverbs_link`` is **shared** by default,
+but can be configured to have the following values:
-- ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MLX5_VDPA_PMD`` (default **n**)
-  Toggle compilation of librte_pmd_mlx5 itself.
-- ``CONFIG_RTE_IBVERBS_LINK_DLOPEN`` (default **n**)
+- ``dlopen``
   Build PMD with additional code to make it loadable without hard
   dependencies on **libibverbs** nor **libmlx5**, which may not be installed
@@ -79,28 +74,23 @@  These options can be modified in the ``.config`` file.
   In this mode, their presence is still required for it to run properly,
   however their absence won't prevent a DPDK application from starting (with
-  ``CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB`` disabled) and they won't show up as
-  missing with ``ldd(1)``.
+  DPDK shared build disabled) and they won't show up as missing with ``ldd(1)``.
   It works by moving these dependencies to a purpose-built rdma-core "glue"
-  plug-in which must either be installed in a directory whose name is based
-  on ``CONFIG_RTE_EAL_PMD_PATH`` suffixed with ``-glue`` if set, or in a
-  standard location for the dynamic linker (e.g. ``/lib``) if left to the
-  default empty string (``""``).
+  plug-in which must be installed in a directory whose name is based
+  on ``RTE_EAL_PMD_PATH`` suffixed with ``-glue``.
   This option has no performance impact.
-- ``CONFIG_RTE_IBVERBS_LINK_STATIC`` (default **n**)
+- ``static``
   Embed static flavor of the dependencies **libibverbs** and **libmlx5**
   in the PMD shared library or the executable static binary.
 .. note::
-   For BlueField, target should be set to ``arm64-bluefield-linux-gcc``. This
-   will enable ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MLX5_VDPA_PMD`` and set
-   ``RTE_CACHE_LINE_SIZE`` to 64. Default armv8a configuration of make build and
-   meson build set it to 128 then brings performance degradation.
+   Default armv8a configuration of meson build sets ``RTE_CACHE_LINE_SIZE``
+   to 128 then brings performance degradation.
 Run-time configuration