[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/5] eventdev: introduce specialized enqueue new op variant

Jerin Jacob jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
Fri Jun 30 11:11:57 CEST 2017


-----Original Message-----
> Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:40:06 +0000
> From: "Van Haaren, Harry" <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>
> To: Jerin Jacob <jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com>, "dev at dpdk.org"
>  <dev at dpdk.org>
> CC: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson at intel.com>,
>  "hemant.agrawal at nxp.com" <hemant.agrawal at nxp.com>, "Eads, Gage"
>  <gage.eads at intel.com>, "nipun.gupta at nxp.com" <nipun.gupta at nxp.com>,
>  "Vangati, Narender" <narender.vangati at intel.com>, "Rao, Nikhil"
>  <nikhil.rao at intel.com>
> Subject: RE: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/5] eventdev: introduce specialized enqueue
>  new op variant
> 
> > From: Jerin Jacob [mailto:jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:20 PM
> > To: dev at dpdk.org
> <snip>
> > diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_evdev.c b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_evdev.c
> > index 8dc7b2ef8..0d0c6a186 100644
> > --- a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_evdev.c
> > +++ b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_evdev.c
> > @@ -158,6 +158,7 @@ ssovf_fastpath_fns_set(struct rte_eventdev *dev)
> >  	dev->schedule      = NULL;
> >  	dev->enqueue       = ssows_enq;
> >  	dev->enqueue_burst = ssows_enq_burst;
> > +	dev->enqueue_new_burst = ssows_enq_burst;
> >  	dev->dequeue       = ssows_deq;
> >  	dev->dequeue_burst = ssows_deq_burst;
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/event/sw/sw_evdev.c b/drivers/event/sw/sw_evdev.c
> > index fe2a61e2f..951ad1b33 100644
> > --- a/drivers/event/sw/sw_evdev.c
> > +++ b/drivers/event/sw/sw_evdev.c
> > @@ -796,6 +796,7 @@ sw_probe(struct rte_vdev_device *vdev)
> >  	dev->dev_ops = &evdev_sw_ops;
> >  	dev->enqueue = sw_event_enqueue;
> >  	dev->enqueue_burst = sw_event_enqueue_burst;
> > +	dev->enqueue_new_burst = sw_event_enqueue_burst;
> >  	dev->dequeue = sw_event_dequeue;
> >  	dev->dequeue_burst = sw_event_dequeue_burst;
> >  	dev->schedule = sw_event_schedule;
> 
> 
> I think it is possible to do this pointer-setting of new_burst() in eventdev.c, instead of adding the new_burst() to each PMD individually?
> During rte_eventdev_configure(), if the dev->enqueue_new_burst() function is NULL, just point it at the ordinary one;

I thought so, But it will break in multi process use case as on probe() we are
updating the callbacks for secondary process. Doing it in probe() may be very
early as some PMD may update the callback anywhere on or before rte_eventdev_start().

Thoughts?

> 
> if (!dev->enqueue_new_burst)
>     dev->enqueue_new_burst = dev->enqueue_burst;
> 
> 
> This saves per-PMD changes for adding new parallel function pointers - and avoids PMDs accidentally not being updated. With that change;
> 
> Acked-by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>


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