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Re: Bug#888891: ITP: odp -- OpenDataPlane reference implementation library




Hello,

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         : 1.17.0.0
>>   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-
>> specific
>> hardware blocks and software libraries to provide interoperability
>> with
>> minimal overhead.
>>
>> I'm one of contributors to the ODP project, so packaging will be
>> maintained closely with package upstream. Wartan Hachaturov agreed to
>> be
>> 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
probably stick
to traditional way of handling DPDK. It is regularly tested in Travis, so there
should be no issues there.

-- 
With best wishes
Dmitry