[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/4] mem: add API to obstain memory-backed file info

Sergio Gonzalez Monroy sergio.gonzalez.monroy at intel.com
Tue Jan 12 12:07:40 CET 2016

Hi Pavel,

On 12/01/2016 11:00, Pavel Fedin wrote:
>   Hello!
>>>    BTW, i'm still unhappy about ABI breakage here. I think we could easily add --shared-mem
>> option, which would simply change mapping mode to SHARED. So, we could use it with both
>> hugepages (default) and plain mmap (with --no-hugepages).
>> You mean, use "--no-hugepages --shared-mem" together, right?
>   Yes. This would be perfectly backwards-compatible because.

So are you suggesting to not introduce --single-file option but instead 
AFAIK --single-file was trying to workaround the limitation of just 
being able to map 8 fds.

> Kind regards,
> Pavel Fedin
> Senior Engineer
> Samsung Electronics Research center Russia

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