[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] netdev-dpdk: fix ARM cross compilation failure

Hemant Agrawal hemant.agrawal at nxp.com
Mon Mar 20 11:13:26 UTC 2017

configure with_dpdk and cross compile fails with:
"configure: error: cannot check for file existence
when cross compiling"

This is due to the usages of AC_CHECK_FILES.

AC_CHECK_FILES only works when not cross compiling. It test
a feature of the host machine, and therefore, die when

The current patch put the check in condition, i.e. check only
if not cross-compiling.

This patch has been tested on ARM64 platform with DPDK

Signed-off-by: Hemant Agrawal <hemant.agrawal at nxp.com>
* correct the patch header

 acinclude.m4 | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/acinclude.m4 b/acinclude.m4
index 744d8f8..a9ba99c 100644
--- a/acinclude.m4
+++ b/acinclude.m4
@@ -180,9 +180,13 @@ AC_DEFUN([OVS_CHECK_DPDK], [
         # If 'with_dpdk' is passed install directory, point to headers
         # installed in $DESTDIR/$prefix/include/dpdk
-        AC_CHECK_FILE([$DPDK_INCLUDE/rte_config.h], [],
+	# AC_CHECK_FILES only works when not cross compiling
+	if test "$cross_compiling" != "yes"
+	then
+                AC_CHECK_FILE([$DPDK_INCLUDE/rte_config.h], [],
                                      [DPDK_INCLUDE=$DPDK_INCLUDE/dpdk], [])])
+	fi

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