[dpdk-users] difference between rte_eth_tx_buffer and rte_eth_tx_burst

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Mar 6 10:17:43 CET 2017

2017-03-05 15:22, Wiles, Keith:
> > On Mar 4, 2017, at 7:46 PM, Yuliang Li <yuliang.li at yale.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I am new to DPDK. I found 2 functions that can send packets:
> > rte_eth_tx_buffer and rte_eth_tx_burst. I am confused about why we need
> > these two different functions. To me, I can use only rte_eth_tx_burst, and
> > rte_eth_tx_buffer does add more functional capability. Are there any other
> > concerns like performance or others that we need these two functions?
> The best place to find out this type of information is to read the emails around the rte_eth_tx_buffer APIs in the archives. You may want to refine the search.
> https://mail-archive.com/search?a=1&l=dev%40dpdk.org&o=newest&haswords=rte_eth_tx_buffer

The best place should be the documentation :)
If someone is missing in the doc, please tell us what or make a patch.

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