Patchwork [dpdk-dev,v4,3/4] build: reorder libraries and build eal before cmdline

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Submitter Luca Boccassi
Date Jan. 11, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/697997/
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Luca Boccassi - Jan. 11, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
Most libraries and PMDs depend on eal, and eal depends only on kvargs,
so reorder the list in Meson to reflect this and take advantage of this
dependency chain.

Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <>
Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <>
v3: added this patch to let the next just update librte_eal instead of
    also having to update rte_cmdline
v4: add acked-by

 lib/ | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


diff --git a/lib/ b/lib/
index a2dd52e17..bf8417c6d 100644
--- a/lib/
+++ b/lib/
@@ -9,9 +9,10 @@ 
 # given as a dep, no need to mention ring. This is especially true for the
 # core libs which are widely reused, so their deps are kept to a minimum.
 libraries = [ 'compat', # just a header, used for versioning
-	'cmdline', # ethdev depends on cmdline for parsing functions
 	'kvargs', # eal depends on kvargs
-	'eal', 'ring', 'mempool', 'mbuf', 'net', 'meter', 'ethdev', 'pci', # core
+	'eal', # everything depends on eal
+	'cmdline', # ethdev depends on cmdline for parsing functions
+	'ring', 'mempool', 'mbuf', 'net', 'meter', 'ethdev', 'pci', # core
 	'metrics', # bitrate/latency stats depends on this
 	'hash',    # efd depends on this
 	'timer',   # eventdev depends on this