[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mbuf: remove unused Rx error flags
bruce.richardson at intel.com
Mon Jun 13 15:25:31 CEST 2016
On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 02:49:41PM +0200, Olivier Matz wrote:
> 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.
That patchset is already applied to next-net so this patch applies cleanly and
compiles ok there.
Thomas, you ok for me just to apply this patch to next-net also?
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