[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mbuf: remove unused Rx error flags

Olivier Matz olivier.matz at 6wind.com
Mon Jun 13 14:49:41 CEST 2016

Hi Konstantin,

On 06/13/2016 02:42 PM, Ananyev, Konstantin wrote:
> Hi Olivier,
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Olivier Matz [mailto:olivier.matz at 6wind.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, May 23, 2016 8:56 AM
>>> To: dev at dpdk.org
>>> Cc: johndale at cisco.com; Ananyev, Konstantin; Zhang, Helin; arnon at qwilt.com; rolette at infinite.io; Chen, Jing D; Wu, Jingjing
>>> Subject: [PATCH] mbuf: remove unused Rx error flags
>>> Following the discussions from:
>>> http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2015-July/021721.html
>>> http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2016-April/038143.html
>>> The value of these flags is 0, making them useless. Today, no example
>>> application checks them on Rx, and only few drivers sets them and
>>> silently give wrong packets to the application, which should not happen.
>>> This patch removes the unused flags from rte_mbuf and their use in the
>>> drivers. The i40e and fm10k are kept as they are today and should be
>>> fixed to drop bad packets. The enic driver is managed by its maintainer
>>> in another patch.
>>> Fixes: c22265f6 ("mbuf: add new packet flags for i40e")
>>> Signed-off-by: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz at 6wind.com>
>>> ---
>> Acked-by: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev at intel.com>
> Just a note, I think you'll need to rebase your patch with latest code.
> enic PMD fails to compile.

Indeed, this patch should be applied after John's enic series. Latest
one is there:

Please Bruce/Thomas, check this dependency before applying.

> Please feel free to keep my ack on it.

Thank you for reviewing.


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