[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] app/testpmd: fix ixgbe private API calling

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Wed Jan 11 16:26:51 CET 2017

On 1/11/2017 3:20 PM, Iremonger, Bernard wrote:
> Hi Wenzhuo,
> <snip>
>>> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] app/testpmd: fix ixgbe private API calling
>>> Some ixgbe private APIs are added to expose ixgbe specific functions.
>>> When they're used by testpmd, there's no check for if the NICs are ixgbe.
>>> Other NICs also have chance to  call these APIs.
>>> This patch add the check and the feedback print.
>> I am not sure that testpmd is the right place to do this.
>> The rte_pmd_ixgbe_* functions are public API's which can be called by other
>> applications.
>> The checks should be in the rte_pmd_ixgbe_* API's
> It is useful to handle the return code -ENOTSUP in testpmd.  

Makes sense, and I think it is good idea to add them in your patch,
since it introduces returning -ENOTSUP, would you mind sending a new
version of your patch with this update?
So we can drop this patch completely.


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