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diff --git a/doc/build-sdk-meson.txt b/doc/build-sdk-meson.txt
index 508e2cb..3d8a69c 100644
--- a/doc/build-sdk-meson.txt
+++ b/doc/build-sdk-meson.txt
@@ -203,3 +203,9 @@ From examples/helloworld/Makefile::
build:
@mkdir -p $@
+
+NOTE: for --static builds, DPDK needs to be built with Meson >= 0.46 in order to
+fully generate the list of private dependencies. If DPDK is built with an older
+version of Meson, it might be necessary to manually specify dependencies of DPDK
+PMDs/libraries, for example -lmlx5 -lmnl for librte-pmd-mlx5, or the static link
+step might fail.