[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] ethdev: increase port_id range

Yang, Zhiyong zhiyong.yang at intel.com
Mon Sep 4 11:47:10 CEST 2017

Hi,  Ferruh, Bruce:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yigit, Ferruh
> Sent: Monday, September 4, 2017 5:30 PM
> To: Richardson, Bruce <bruce.richardson at intel.com>; Yang, Zhiyong
> <zhiyong.yang at intel.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org; thomas at monjalon.net; Wiles, Keith
> <keith.wiles at intel.com>; stephen at networkplumber.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] ethdev: increase port_id range
> On 9/4/2017 10:06 AM, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 01:57:31PM +0800, Zhiyong Yang wrote:
> >> Extend port_id definition from uint8_t to uint16_t in lib and drivers
> >> data structures, specifically rte_eth_dev_data.  Modify the APIs,
> >> drivers and app using port_id at the same time except some drivers
> >> such as MLX4 and MLX5 due to fail to compile them in my server.
> >>
> > I think you can change those drivers too - it's not hard to set up
> > compilation for MLX drivers (instruction in DPDK docs on the website),
> > and even if you can't compile test them, e.g. dpaa2 drivers, or other
> > SoC ones, others can do so on your behalf. If you are going to change
> > drivers, I think you should change all of them across the board.
> +1

OK. I will change them.


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