[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/5] increase port_id range
thomas at monjalon.net
Fri Oct 6 16:29:04 CEST 2017
06/10/2017 04:15, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 9/29/2017 8:17 AM, Zhiyong Yang wrote:
> > port_id is currently defined as uint8_t, which is limited to the range
> > 0 to 255. A larger range is required for vdev scalability.
> > It is necessary for a redefinition of port_id to extend it from
> > 1 bytes to 2 bytes. All ethdev APIs and usages related to port_id will
> > be changed at the same time.
> > Discussion about port_id is the following thread.
> > http://www.dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/23208/
> > Changes in V2:
> > 1. cover more PMDs to increase port_id range.
> > 2. cover more examples to increase port_id range.
> > 3. add 17.11 release note.
> > Changes in V3:
> > 1. cover mlx4 and mlx5.
> > 2. add to increase port_id range in test code.
> > 3. The patch "librte_mbuf: modify port initialization value" is merged
> > into the patchset.
> > Changes in V4:
> > 1. Add a patch to remove bonding APIs using ABI versioning according to
> > Ferruh's comments.
> > 2. Unify to use typedef portid_t in testpmd code.
> > 3. update release note deprecation doc in 2/5
> > 4. fix some issues according to comments.
> > Changes in V5:
> > 1. For 1/5, bond_mode_8023ad_conf_get_v1708() and bond_mode_8023ad_conf
> > _get() are merged into one function bond_mode_8023ad_conf_get.
> > Changes in V6:
> > 1. For 2/5, remove the unnecessary LIBABIVER in Makefile and update
> > the release notes "Shared Library Versions".
> > Note: The patchset have dependency on the following patch.
> > http://www.dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/28738/
> > http://www.dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/29219/
> > Note: 3/5 and 4/5 patches' building depends on 2/5 patch since 2/5 patch
> > breaks lib/PMD API/ABI.
> > Zhiyong Yang (5):
> > net/bonding: remove bonding APIs using ABI versioning
> > ethdev: increase port_id range
> > examples: increase port_id range
> > test: increase port_id range
> > librte_mbuf: modify port initialization value
> Series applied to dpdk-next-net/master, thanks.
The patches 2, 3, 4 must be squashed, otherwise compilation fails.
Will squash in master branch.
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