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authorLuca Boccassi <>2018-10-02 17:20:46 +0100
committerThomas Monjalon <>2018-10-27 23:22:21 +0200
commitb63e5d479019f6d1873beb66591be556fca0f11a (patch)
parent085766aa67b7c18897fbcea69be0d7900db295c0 (diff)
build: add option to override drivers install directory
Allow users and packagers to override the default dpdk/drivers subdirectory where the PMDs get installed under $lib. Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <> Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <> Acked-by: Timothy Redaelli <>
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/ b/
index 356b497..d64eca5 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -22,8 +22,11 @@ dpdk_app_link_libraries = []
pver = meson.project_version().split('.')
major_version = '@0@.@1@'.format(pver.get(0), pver.get(1))
-driver_install_path = join_paths(get_option('libdir'), 'dpdk',
- 'pmds-' + major_version)
+pmd_subdir_opt = get_option('drivers_install_subdir')
+if pmd_subdir_opt.contains('<VERSION>')
+ pmd_subdir_opt = major_version.join(pmd_subdir_opt.split('<VERSION>'))
+driver_install_path = join_paths(get_option('libdir'), pmd_subdir_opt)
eal_pmd_path = join_paths(get_option('prefix'), driver_install_path)
# configure the build, and make sure configs here and in config folder are
diff --git a/meson_options.txt b/meson_options.txt
index d14bde8..10b5416 100644
--- a/meson_options.txt
+++ b/meson_options.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
option('allow_invalid_socket_id', type: 'boolean', value: false,
description: 'allow out-of-range NUMA socket id\'s for platforms that don\'t report the value correctly')
+option('drivers_install_subdir', type: 'string', value: 'dpdk/pmds-<VERSION>',
+ description: 'Subdirectory of libdir where to install PMDs. Defaults to using a versioned subdirectory.')
option('enable_driver_mlx_glue', type: 'boolean', value: false,
description: 'Enable glue library for Mellanox PMDs')
option('enable_kmods', type: 'boolean', value: true,