[dpdk-users] Is DPDK compatible with C++11 threads?
David.Aldrich at EMEA.NEC.COM
Tue Nov 8 14:12:08 CET 2016
As a beginner with DPDK, I want to consider how we can convert an existing Linux application from using the kernel network stack to using DPDK.
This existing app is multi-threaded, using the C++11 thread, mutex etc. classes. We assign threads to cores by calling pthread_setaffinity_np().
I have looked at the DPDK helloworld application and see that it launches threads using the DPDK API:
/* call lcore_hello() on every slave lcore */
rte_eal_remote_launch(lcore_hello, NULL, lcore_id);
If we use DPDK, can we retain our existing C++11 threads or are we obliged to use the DPDK threading APIs exclusively?
Perhaps a more basic question is applicable: is DPDK compatible with C++?
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