[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1 1/2] ring: add rte_ring_reset api to flush the ring

Gavin Hu gavin.hu at arm.com
Wed Dec 12 07:24:03 CET 2018


Currently, the flush is done by dequeuing the ring in a while loop. It is much
simpler to flush the queue by resetting the head and tail indices.

Signed-off-by: Gavin Hu <gavin.hu at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli at arm.com>
---
 lib/librte_ring/rte_ring.h           | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_version.map |  7 +++++++
 2 files changed, 27 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring.h b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring.h
index af5444a9f..283030011 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring.h
@@ -671,6 +671,26 @@ rte_ring_dequeue(struct rte_ring *r, void **obj_p)
 }
 
 /**
+ * Flush a ring.
+ *
+ * This function flush all the elements in a ring
+ *
+ * @b EXPERIMENTAL: this API may change without prior notice
+ *
+ * @warning
+ * Make sure the ring is not in use while calling this function.
+ *
+ * @param r
+ *   A pointer to the ring structure.
+ */
+static inline void __rte_experimental
+rte_ring_reset(struct rte_ring *r)
+{
+	r->prod.head = r->cons.head = 0;
+	r->prod.tail = r->cons.tail = 0;
+}
+
+/**
  * Return the number of entries in a ring.
  *
  * @param r
diff --git a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_version.map b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_version.map
index d935efd0d..581d9cabe 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_version.map
+++ b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_version.map
@@ -17,3 +17,10 @@ DPDK_2.2 {
 	rte_ring_free;
 
 } DPDK_2.0;
+
+EXPERIMENTAL {
+    global:
+
+	rte_ring_reset;
+
+};
-- 
2.11.0



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