[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/5] vhost: optimize enqueue

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Aug 22 12:35:01 CEST 2016

2016-08-22 12:01, Maxime Coquelin:
> I forgot to add that before this series, I think we should first fix the windows bug.
> Else we will need a dedicated fix for the stable branch.

This is a funny situation :)
If Zhihong had reworked the code without mentioning it is fixing a scenario
with Windows guests, maybe that nobody would have notice ;)
That's probably why it is not written in v2/v3. But thanks to the v1,
we all know it:
	"It also fixes the issue working with Windows VMs."

So yes, it would be a lot better to find the root cause and try to have a
minimal fix for 16.07, then rework the code for performance in 16.11.
I think we must avoid silent fixes, and even more, avoid writing specific
fixes for stable branches without validating them in the master branch and
its large users base.

Thanks for your good works guys, DPDK vhost is improving very well.

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