Re: Bug#888891: ITP: odp -- OpenDataPlane reference implementation library
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 19:04:26 +0300
- From: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug#888891: ITP: odp -- OpenDataPlane reference implementation library
2018-01-31 17:37 GMT+03:00 Luca Boccassi <bluca@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Wed, 2018-01-31 at 00:05 +0300, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Owner: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@xxxxxxxxx>
>> * Package name : odp
>> Version : 126.96.36.199
>> Upstream Author : Linaro <lng-odp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> * URL : http://www.opendataplane.org/
>> * License : BSD 3-clause
>> Programming Lang: C
>> Description : OpenDataPlane reference implementation library
>> OpenDataPlane (ODP) project is an open-source, cross-platform set of
>> application programming interfaces (APIs) for the networking software
>> defined data plane.
>> ODP embraces and extends existing proprietary, optimized vendor-
>> hardware blocks and software libraries to provide interoperability
>> minimal overhead.
>> I'm one of contributors to the ODP project, so packaging will be
>> maintained closely with package upstream. Wartan Hachaturov agreed to
>> a sponsor for this package.
> Hello Dmitry,
> AFAIK ODP supports DPDK - are you going to enable it?
Yes, we are going to have DPDK enabled.
> We have been shipping DPDK in Debian since Stretch, tracking upstream
> LTS releases. We also provide a pkg-config file (libdpdk.pc) so it's a
> bit easier than vanilla support for rdepends.
Unfortunately other distributions don't ship pkg-config file. We'll
to traditional way of handling DPDK. It is regularly tested in Travis, so there
should be no issues there.
With best wishes