[Pkg-dpdk-devel] OVS cannot find DPDK

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Tue Sep 1 10:42:34 BST 2020

On 9/1/20 10:46 AM, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-08-31 at 23:57 +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> Dear DPDK package maintainers,
>> When I build OVS, I get:
>> configure: error: Could not find DPDK library in default search path,
>> Use --with-dpdk to specify the DPDK library installed in non-standard
>> location
>> How can I fix this and resolve the FTBFS bug on OVS?
>> Cheers,
>> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
> Hi,
> I assume you refer to: 
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=966921
> This is strange - the last src:dpdk upload was on 2020-06-20, and the
> last src:openvswitch upload was on 2020-06-30, and everything built
> fine, and you can see from the buildd logs that it used the current
> version:
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=openvswitch&arch=amd64&ver=2.13.0%2Bdfsg1-12&stamp=1593532578&raw=0
> The reporter says it's not building on buildds, but in a custom
> environment on AWS, maybe something is wrong there? Or some other
> build-dep changed in the meanwhile that broke the autoconf check in
> openvswitch?
> http://qa-logs.debian.net/2020/08/02/openvswitch_2.13.0+dfsg1-12_unstable.log
> Christian, any idea? Maybe the PKG_CHECK_MODULES_STATIC goes wrong for
> some reason, so it falls back to try the old, deprecated -ldpdk?
> https://sources.debian.org/src/openvswitch/2.13.0+dfsg1-12/acinclude.m4/#L322


Well, I tried building locally on my laptop, and I have the same
problem. Like you, I don't really understand, because it used to work


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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