Dependencies are installed by scripts/pkgdep.sh. Package dependencies at the moment include:
Some distributions name the package configshell_fb.
spdkcli should be run with the same privileges as SPDK application.
To use spdkcli in interactive mode:
Use "help" command to get a list of available commands for each tree node.
It is also possible to use spdkcli to run just a single command, just use the command as an argument to the application. For example, to view current configuration and immediately exit:
You can use Python virtual environment if you don't want to litter your system Python installation.
First create the virtual environment:
Then install the dependencies using pip. That way dependencies will be installed only inside the virtual environment.
Tip: if you are using "sudo" instead of root account, it is suggested to do "sudo -s" before activating the environment. This is because venv might not work correctly when calling spdkcli with sudo, like "sudo python spdkcli.py" - some environment variables might not be passed and you will experience errors.