[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/5] mempool: support external handler
david.hunt at intel.com
Wed Jun 1 18:29:49 CEST 2016
On 6/1/2016 5:19 PM, David Hunt wrote:
> Until now, the objects stored in a mempool were internally stored in a
> ring. This patch introduces the possibility to register external handlers
> replacing the ring.
> The default behavior remains unchanged, but calling the new function
> rte_mempool_set_handler() right after rte_mempool_create_empty() allows
> the user to change the handler that will be used when populating
> the mempool.
> v7 changes:
> * Moved the flags handling from rte_mempool_create_empty to
> rte_mempool_create, as it's only there for backward compatibility
> * Various comment additions and cleanup
> * Renamed rte_mempool_handler to rte_mempool_ops
> * Added a union for *pool and u64 pool_id in struct rte_mempool
These v7 changes should me merged with the v6 changes below as this is a
Or removed altogether, as they are in the cover letter.
> v6 changes:
> * split the original patch into a few parts for easier review.
> * rename functions with _ext_ to _ops_.
> * addressed some review comments
> * renamed put and get functions to enqueue and dequeue
> * renamed rte_mempool_handler struct to rte_mempool_handler_ops
> * changed occurences of rte_mempool_handler_ops to const, as they
> contain function pointers (security)
> * added some extra comments
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