[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/2] add inline protocol support

Anoob Joseph anoob.joseph at caviumnetworks.com
Mon Dec 18 08:15:03 CET 2017

The series adds inline protocol support in DPDK.

First patch introduces changes in lib to enable applications to save a
(void *) pointer as "userdata" in security session. For inline processed
packets, applications would use the metadata field in the mbuf
(rte_mbuf.udata64) to retrieve the userdata registered for the security
session which processed the packet. The metadata would be device

This is primarily required for inline protocol processed ingress
packets. For such packets, the packet may not have enough information to
identify the security parameters with which the packet was processed.
Application can register what it needs to identify the required
parameter. The userdata will be set while creating the security

Second patch adds support for inline protocol in ipsec-secgw

Anoob Joseph (2):
  lib/security: add support for get userdata
  examples/ipsec-secgw: add support for inline protocol

 doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_security.rst       |  22 ++++-
 examples/ipsec-secgw/esp.c                   |   6 +-
 examples/ipsec-secgw/ipsec-secgw.c           |  42 +++++++++-
 examples/ipsec-secgw/ipsec.c                 | 121 ++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 lib/librte_security/rte_security.c           |  12 +++
 lib/librte_security/rte_security.h           |  20 +++++
 lib/librte_security/rte_security_driver.h    |  18 ++++
 lib/librte_security/rte_security_version.map |   1 +
 8 files changed, 219 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)


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