[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1 0/6] Introduce AF_XDP PMD
thomas at monjalon.net
Mon Mar 11 18:19:41 CET 2019
11/03/2019 17:43, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 3/1/2019 8:09 AM, Xiaolong Ye wrote:
> > Overview
> > ========
> > This patchset adds a new PMD driver for AF_XDP which is a proposed
> > faster version of AF_PACKET interface in Linux, see below links   for
> > details of AF_XDP introduction:
> > AF_XDP roadmap
> > ==============
> > - AF_XDP is included in upstream kernel since 4.18, and AF_XDP support
> > in libbpf has been merged in bpf-next/master. 
> And it seems it has been merged into main repo , I assume it will be part of
> 5.1, which I guess will be released mid May.
> And we have release on 10 May. Taking into account that libbpf APIs used
> extensively, does it mean we can't release af_xdp on 19.05?
I think the requirement is to have all dependencies upstream,
so we avoid releasing a feature not working when dependency is ready.
If all is ready in Linux mainline branch, I guess we are fine, are we?
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