[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 03/14] mbuf: remove the rte_pktmbuf structure

Olivier MATZ olivier.matz at 6wind.com
Tue Aug 12 10:38:31 CEST 2014

Hi Bruce,

On 08/11/2014 10:44 PM, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> From: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz at 6wind.com>
> The rte_pktmbuf structure was initially included in the rte_mbuf
> structure. This was needed when there was 2 types of mbuf (ctrl and
> packet). As the control mbuf has been removed, we can merge the
> rte_pktmbuf into the rte_mbuf structure.
> Advantages of doing this:
>    - the access to mbuf fields is easier (ex: m->data instead of m->pkt.data)
>    - make the structure more consistent: for instance, there was no reason
>      to have the ol_flags field in rte_mbuf
>    - it will allow a deeper reorganization of the rte_mbuf structure in the
>      next commits, allowing to gain several bytes in it
> Signed-off-by: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz at 6wind.com>
> Conflicts:
> 	lib/librte_pmd_virtio/virtio_rxtx.c
> 	lib/librte_pmd_virtio/virtqueue.h
> 	lib/librte_pmd_vmxnet3/vmxnet3_rxtx.c
> Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>

Some files are missing. We can find some with: git grep "pkt\." in

I'm not sure it gives all remaining occurences. The best way
to find them is probably to check the compilation of examples
for all targets.


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