[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] doc: add eventdev library to programmers guide
jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
Fri Apr 21 16:00:13 CEST 2017
> Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:14:41 +0100
> From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>
> To: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>
> CC: dev at dpdk.org, jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] doc: add eventdev library to
> programmers guide
> User-Agent: Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23)
> On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:51:39AM +0100, Harry van Haaren wrote:
> > This commit adds an entry in the programmers guide
> > explaining the eventdev library.
> > The rte_event struct, queues and ports are explained.
> > An API walktrough of a simple two stage atomic pipeline
> > provides the reader with a step by step overview of the
> > expected usage of the Eventdev API.
> > Signed-off-by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>
> > ---
> > doc/guides/prog_guide/eventdev.rst | 365 ++++++++++
> > doc/guides/prog_guide/img/eventdev_usage.svg | 994 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > doc/guides/prog_guide/index.rst | 1 +
> > 3 files changed, 1360 insertions(+)
> > create mode 100644 doc/guides/prog_guide/eventdev.rst
> > create mode 100644 doc/guides/prog_guide/img/eventdev_usage.svg
> Hi Harry,
> I think this should be a separate patch, since it is suitable for
> inclusion in 17.05, rather than 17.08 for the new sample app.
IMHO, It is better we add programmers guide along with generic eventdev PMD
sample applications. Since the programming guide also talk about ethdev
+ eventdev as a use case, I think, we can address this for v17.08 along
with generic way of dealing some of the ethdev + eventdev capabilities.
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