[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 00/17] net/i40e: consistent filter API

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Jan 5 18:46:02 CET 2017

On 1/5/2017 3:45 PM, Beilei Xing wrote:
> The patch set depends on Adrien's Generic flow API(rte_flow).
> The patches mainly finish following functions:
> 1) Store and restore all kinds of filters.
> 2) Parse all kinds of filters.
> 3) Add flow validate function.
> 4) Add flow create function.
> 5) Add flow destroy function.
> 6) Add flow flush function.
> v6 changes:
>  Change functions' name to be more readable.
>  Add comments for parse_pattern functions to list supported rules.
>  Add comments for parse_action functions to list supported actions.
>  Add ETHTYPE check when parsing ethertype pattern.
> v5 changes:
>  Change some local variable name.
>  Add removing i40e_flow_list during device unint.
>  Fix compile error when gcc compile option isn't '-O0'.
> v4 changes:
>  Change I40E_TCI_MASK with 0xFFFF to align with testpmd.
>  Modidy the stats show when restoring filters.
> v3 changes:
>  Set the related cause pointer to a non-NULL value when error happens.
>  Change return value when error happens.
>  Modify filter_del parameter with key.
>  Malloc filter after checking when delete a filter.
>  Delete meaningless initialization.
>  Add return value when there's error.
>  Change global variable definition.
>  Modify some function declaration.
> v2 changes:
>  Add i40e_flow.c, all flow ops are implemented in the file.
>  Change the whole implementation of all parse flow functions.
>  Update error info for all flow ops.
>  Add flow_list to store flows created.
> Beilei Xing (17):
>   net/i40e: store ethertype filter
>   net/i40e: store tunnel filter
>   net/i40e: store flow director filter
>   net/i40e: restore ethertype filter
>   net/i40e: restore tunnel filter
>   net/i40e: restore flow director filter
>   net/i40e: add flow validate function
>   net/i40e: parse flow director filter
>   net/i40e: parse tunnel filter
>   net/i40e: add flow create function
>   net/i40e: add flow destroy function
>   net/i40e: destroy ethertype filter
>   net/i40e: destroy tunnel filter
>   net/i40e: destroy flow directory filter
>   net/i40e: add flow flush function
>   net/i40e: flush ethertype filters
>   net/i40e: flush tunnel filters

Thanks Beilei,

Overall looks good to me, just two more comments (as reply to relevant

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