[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 8/8] vhost: remove header inclusion of rte_mbuf.h

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Thu Apr 23 15:03:57 CEST 2015

The virtio_net header file includes the mbuf header file, but it does not
need to do so as it only uses pointers to the struct rte_mbuf type, and
does not use any of the mbuf internals, nor any of the mbuf functions or
macros. Therefore the inclusion is unnecessary, and can be replaced by a
forward declaration of the mbuf type.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>
 lib/librte_vhost/rte_virtio_net.h | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/librte_vhost/rte_virtio_net.h b/lib/librte_vhost/rte_virtio_net.h
index b79bd0b..5d38185 100644
--- a/lib/librte_vhost/rte_virtio_net.h
+++ b/lib/librte_vhost/rte_virtio_net.h
@@ -48,7 +48,8 @@
 #include <rte_memory.h>
 #include <rte_mempool.h>
-#include <rte_mbuf.h>
+struct rte_mbuf;

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