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@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@ This section explains how to compile the DPDK sample applications.
To compile all the sample applications
--------------------------------------
-
Set the path to DPDK source code if its not set:
.. code-block:: console
@@ -93,3 +92,17 @@ Build the application:
export RTE_TARGET=build
make
+
+To cross compile the sample application(s)
+------------------------------------------
+
+For cross compiling the sample application(s), please append 'CROSS=$(CROSS_COMPILER_PREFIX)' to the 'make' command.
+In example of AARCH64 cross compiling:
+
+ .. code-block:: console
+
+ export RTE_TARGET=build
+ export RTE_SDK=/path/to/rte_sdk
+ make -C examples CROSS=aarch64-linux-gnu-
+ or
+ make CROSS=aarch64-linux-gnu-