[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] rte_vhost: added user callbacks for socket open/close

Yuanhan Liu yliu at fridaylinux.org
Tue Oct 10 05:14:14 CEST 2017

On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 12:50:58PM +0200, Dariusz Stojaczyk wrote:
> Added new callbacks to notify about socket connection status.
> As destroy_device is used for virtqueue processing *pause* as well as
> connection close, the user has no distinction between those.
> Consider the following scenario:
> rte_vhost: received SET_VRING_BASE message,
>            calling destroy_device() as usual
> user:  end-user asks to remove the device (together with socket file),
>        OK, device is not *in use* - that's NOT the behavior we want
>        calling rte_vhost_driver_unregister() etc.
> Instead of changing new_device/destroy_device callbacks and breaking
> the ABI, a set of new functions new_connection/destroy_connection
> has been added.
> Signed-off-by: Dariusz Stojaczyk <dariuszx.stojaczyk at intel.com>
> ---
> v3: improved err-handling path and updated commit msg
> v2: also updated vhost_lib.rst

The doc update is missing. I have cherry-picked it from v2.

Applied to dpdk-next-virtio.



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