[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 01/13] eal: add option register infrastructure

Gaëtan Rivet gaetan.rivet at 6wind.com
Wed Oct 24 16:01:57 CEST 2018


Hi Kevin,

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 02:27:13PM +0100, Kevin Laatz wrote:
> This commit adds infrastructure to EAL that allows an application to
> register it's init function with EAL. This allows libraries to be
> initialized at the end of EAL init.
> 
> This infrastructure allows libraries that depend on EAL to be initialized
> as part of EAL init, removing circular dependency issues.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Laatz <kevin.laatz at intel.com>
> Acked-by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>

I think this is good enough,

Acked-by: Gaetan Rivet <gaetan.rivet at 6wind.com>

The only remaining issue is rte_option_init().
Sorry I missed your previous message and did not respond in time, I
would have opted for leaving a return value to at least be able to stop
the init on error. It is possible to force the callback type to return
an error value along with a string / hint describing the error. It
should not be hard to add it later, so not blocking IMO.

-- 
Gaëtan Rivet
6WIND


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