[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] librte_pmd_packet: add PMD for AF_PACKET-based virtual devices
John W. Linville
linville at tuxdriver.com
Fri Nov 14 15:45:36 CET 2014
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 07:42:08PM -0500, Neil Horman wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:57:25PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 2014-11-13 06:14, Neil Horman:
> > > On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 02:03:18AM -0800, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > > > 2014-10-08 15:14, Neil Horman:
> > > > > On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 05:57:46PM +0200, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > > > > > If RedHat is committed for its maintenance, it could integrated in release 1.8.
> > > > > > But I'd like it to be renamed as pmd_af_packet (or a better name) instead of
> > > > > > pmd_packet.
> > > > > >
> > > > > John L. is on his way to plumbers at the moment, so is unable to comment, but
> > > > > I'll try to get a few cycles to change the name of the PMD around. And yes, I
> > > > > thought that maintenance was implicit. He's the author, of course he'll take
> > > > > care of it :). And I'll be glad to help
> > > >
> > > > Do you have time in coming days to rebase and rename this PMD for inclusion
> > > > in 1.8.0 release?
> > Do you think a sub-tree with pull request model would help you for
> > maintenance of this PMD?
> I think thats a question for John to answer, but IMHO, I don't think the pmd
> will have such patch volume that subtrees will be needed.
I haven't touched DPDK in a while, and I'm a bit busy...
When would you need it for 1.8.0?
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