[dpdk-dev] [PATCHv6 00/33] NXP DPAA2 PMD

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Jan 26 19:02:06 CET 2017

2017-01-26 17:48, Hemant Agrawal:
> On 1/26/2017 5:25 PM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> > On 1/23/2017 5:56 PM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> >> I have some concerns about this PMD,
> >>
> >> - This is a big one, as seen above, and it is hard to review it all, I
> >> don't feel confident about the amount of review done, more reviewers are
> >> welcome. And we are already post RC1.
> >>
> >> - Although this driver introduces a new bus type, in some parts, driver
> >> still has virtual devices like usage, perhaps this is not because of
> >> this PMD but mostly because of overall dpdk bus structure. Still I have
> >> concerns about getting driver like this, and would like to hear more
> >> comments.
> >
> > As a result of above concerns, I propose postponing this PMD to 17.05
> > release.
> >
> > The dependent rte_bus just get into main repo less than two weeks ago,
> > also this driver comes with a few new things first of its kind, and it
> > matters to make first samples correct.
> >
> > I believe it is good to let the PMD be around a little more to give
> > chance to both PMD and rte_bus to become more mature.
> >
> I agree that this driver is coming with few new thing and it is taking 
> time to come up with agreeable and good solution for some of this new stuff.
> Finalizing the right framework for adding SoC based drivers took a 
> little longer than expected. But thanks to Thomas help in the last that 
> we got the basic bus framework integrated.
> Thomos- is it possible to integrate it early in 17.05 cycle, rather than 
> waiting till end?

Yes that's a really good question.
I could reword it to "when do we pull from next-* trees"?

I think you and Ferruh can work to integrate it in next-net before the
beginning of 17.05. So I could do a first pull of next-net when starting
the 17.05 cycle.

Note that 17.05 will start in few weeks.

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