[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/5] pdump: fix default socket path

Pattan, Reshma reshma.pattan at intel.com
Fri Jun 24 17:05:52 CEST 2016

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 3:55 PM
> To: Pattan, Reshma <reshma.pattan at intel.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/5] pdump: fix default socket path
> 2016-06-24 14:54, Reshma Pattan:
> > +#define SOCKET_DIR       "/pdump_sockets"
> I think the default socket directory should contain dpdk as prefix.
> Like dpdk-pdump-sockets (I think dash is preferred for filenames).
> I wonder whether it should be a hidden directory:
> 	~/.dpdk-pdump-sockets
> And after all, why not simply
> 	~/.dpdk/

Hmm I would keep the name dpdk-pdump-sockets as library creates this only for pdump sockets.
Hidden directory just gives the advantage of not cluttering the display. If your comment is for the same I can add a . in the directory name:-).

> It would allow other DPDK applications to put some files.

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