[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] eal: out-of-bounds write

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Jun 20 12:09:55 CEST 2016

2016-06-20 10:38, Sergio Gonzalez Monroy:
> On 20/06/2016 10:14, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> >> +		RTE_LOG(ERR, EAL,
> >> +			"All memory segments exhausted by IVSHMEM. "
> > There is no evidence that it is related to IVSHMEM.
> > "Not enough memory segments." would be more appropriate.
> Actually we would hit this issue when all memsegs have been used by IVSHMEM.
> So I think the message is accurate.

I think it's saner to avoid mixing "potential root cause of a use case" and
"accurate description of the error".
One day, the root cause could be different and the message will become wrong.
Here there is not enough memory segment.

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