[dpdk-dev] [RFC v1 1/3] ethdev: add the Rx/Tx burst description field in queue information

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Mon Aug 12 17:37:14 CEST 2019


On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 22:15:03 +0800
Haiyue Wang <haiyue.wang at intel.com> wrote:

> Since each PMD has different Rx/Tx burst capabilities such as Vector,
> Scattered, Bulk etc, adding the Rx/Tx burst description field in queue
> information to provide apps current configuration of PMD Rx/Tx burst.
> 
> This is a self-description for each PMD in its own format.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Haiyue Wang <haiyue.wang at intel.com>

I can see why it might help with diagnosing issues on VPP,
but it would have bigger impacts for other users of DPDK.

Think of a better way that doesn't break ABI.
This is not enough value to make the DPDK more unstable.


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