[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] examples/flow_filtering: fix example documentation

Ori Kam orika at mellanox.com
Tue Dec 25 10:54:24 CET 2018



> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev <dev-bounces at dpdk.org> On Behalf Of Dekel Peled
> Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 9:42 AM
> To: Ori Kam <orika at mellanox.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org; Dekel Peled <dekelp at mellanox.com>
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] examples/flow_filtering: fix example
> documentation
> 
> Previous patch removed the VLAN item from example code.
> This patch fixes the code and documentation accordingly.
> 
> Code update includes fix of comments, and removal of redundant
> variables and their initialization.
> Documentation update reflects the code changes done in previous
> patch and in this patch.
> 
> Fixes: 9af4eb565710 ("examples/flow_filtering: remove VLAN item")
> Cc: orika at mellanox.com
> 
> Signed-off-by: Dekel Peled <dekelp at mellanox.com>
> 
> ---
> v2: Update and elaborate patch log.
> ---
> 
> ---
>  doc/guides/sample_app_ug/flow_filtering.rst | 74 +++++++----------------------
>  examples/flow_filtering/flow_blocks.c       | 18 ++-----
>  2 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 71 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/flow_filtering.rst
> b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/flow_filtering.rst
> index 840d557..9dba85a 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/flow_filtering.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/flow_filtering.rst
> @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ applications and the Environment Abstraction Layer (EAL)
> options.
>  Explanation
>  -----------
> 
> -The example is build from 2 main files,
> +The example is built from 2 files,
>  ``main.c`` which holds the example logic and ``flow_blocks.c`` that holds the
>  implementation for building the flow rule.
> 
> @@ -380,13 +380,9 @@ This function is located in the ``flow_blocks.c`` file.
>     {
>             struct rte_flow_attr attr;
>             struct rte_flow_item pattern[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> -           struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> +           struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_ACTION_NUM];
>             struct rte_flow *flow = NULL;
>             struct rte_flow_action_queue queue = { .index = rx_q };
> -           struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_spec;
> -           struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_mask;
> -           struct rte_flow_item_vlan vlan_spec;
> -           struct rte_flow_item_vlan vlan_mask;
>             struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_spec;
>             struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_mask;
> 
> @@ -404,37 +400,19 @@ This function is located in the ``flow_blocks.c`` file.
>              * create the action sequence.
>              * one action only,  move packet to queue
>              */
> -
>             action[0].type = RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_QUEUE;
>             action[0].conf = &queue;
>             action[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_END;
> 
>             /*
> -            * set the first level of the pattern (eth).
> +            * set the first level of the pattern (ETH).
>              * since in this example we just want to get the
>              * ipv4 we set this level to allow all.
>              */
> -           memset(&eth_spec, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -           memset(&eth_mask, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -           eth_spec.type = 0;
> -           eth_mask.type = 0;
>             pattern[0].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_ETH;
> -           pattern[0].spec = &eth_spec;
> -           pattern[0].mask = &eth_mask;
> -
> -           /*
> -            * setting the second level of the pattern (vlan).
> -            * since in this example we just want to get the
> -            * ipv4 we also set this level to allow all.
> -            */
> -           memset(&vlan_spec, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_vlan));
> -           memset(&vlan_mask, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_vlan));
> -           pattern[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_VLAN;
> -           pattern[1].spec = &vlan_spec;
> -           pattern[1].mask = &vlan_mask;
> 
>             /*
> -            * setting the third level of the pattern (ip).
> +            * setting the second level of the pattern (IP).
>              * in this example this is the level we care about
>              * so we set it according to the parameters.
>              */
> @@ -444,12 +422,12 @@ This function is located in the ``flow_blocks.c`` file.
>             ip_mask.hdr.dst_addr = dest_mask;
>             ip_spec.hdr.src_addr = htonl(src_ip);
>             ip_mask.hdr.src_addr = src_mask;
> -           pattern[2].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_IPV4;
> -           pattern[2].spec = &ip_spec;
> -           pattern[2].mask = &ip_mask;
> +           pattern[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_IPV4;
> +           pattern[1].spec = &ip_spec;
> +           pattern[1].mask = &ip_mask;
> 
>             /* the final level must be always type end */
> -           pattern[3].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_END;
> +           pattern[2].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_END;
> 
>             int res = rte_flow_validate(port_id, &attr, pattern, action, error);
>             if(!res)
> @@ -464,14 +442,10 @@ The first part of the function is declaring the
> structures that will be used.
> 
>     struct rte_flow_attr attr;
>     struct rte_flow_item pattern[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> -   struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> +   struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_ACTION_NUM];
>     struct rte_flow *flow;
>     struct rte_flow_error error;
>     struct rte_flow_action_queue queue = { .index = rx_q };
> -   struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_spec;
> -   struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_mask;
> -   struct rte_flow_item_vlan vlan_spec;
> -   struct rte_flow_item_vlan vlan_mask;
>     struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_spec;
>     struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_mask;
> 
> @@ -491,33 +465,17 @@ the rule. In this case send the packet to queue.
>     action[0].conf = &queue;
>     action[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_END;
> 
> -The forth part is responsible for creating the pattern and is build from
> -number of step. In each step we build one level of the pattern starting with
> +The fourth part is responsible for creating the pattern and is built from
> +number of steps. In each step we build one level of the pattern starting with
>  the lowest one.
> 
>  Setting the first level of the pattern ETH:
> 
>  .. code-block:: c
> 
> -   memset(&eth_spec, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -   memset(&eth_mask, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -   eth_spec.type = 0;
> -   eth_mask.type = 0;
>     pattern[0].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_ETH;
> -   pattern[0].spec = &eth_spec;
> -   pattern[0].mask = &eth_mask;
> -
> -Setting the second level of the pattern VLAN:
> -
> -.. code-block:: c
> -
> -   memset(&vlan_spec, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_vlan));
> -   memset(&vlan_mask, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_vlan));
> -   pattern[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_VLAN;
> -   pattern[1].spec = &vlan_spec;
> -   pattern[1].mask = &vlan_mask;
> 
> -Setting the third level ip:
> +Setting the second level of the pattern IP:
> 
>  .. code-block:: c
> 
> @@ -527,15 +485,15 @@ Setting the third level ip:
>     ip_mask.hdr.dst_addr = dest_mask;
>     ip_spec.hdr.src_addr = htonl(src_ip);
>     ip_mask.hdr.src_addr = src_mask;
> -   pattern[2].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_IPV4;
> -   pattern[2].spec = &ip_spec;
> -   pattern[2].mask = &ip_mask;
> +   pattern[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_IPV4;
> +   pattern[1].spec = &ip_spec;
> +   pattern[1].mask = &ip_mask;
> 
>  Closing the pattern part.
> 
>  .. code-block:: c
> 
> -   pattern[3].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_END;
> +   pattern[2].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_END;
> 
>  The last part of the function is to validate the rule and create it.
> 
> diff --git a/examples/flow_filtering/flow_blocks.c
> b/examples/flow_filtering/flow_blocks.c
> index bae7116..1edf6f9 100644
> --- a/examples/flow_filtering/flow_blocks.c
> +++ b/examples/flow_filtering/flow_blocks.c
> @@ -2,7 +2,8 @@
>   * Copyright 2017 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd
>   */
> 
> -#define MAX_PATTERN_NUM		4
> +#define MAX_PATTERN_NUM		3
> +#define MAX_ACTION_NUM		2
> 
>  struct rte_flow *
>  generate_ipv4_flow(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t rx_q,
> @@ -41,11 +42,9 @@ struct rte_flow *
>  {
>  	struct rte_flow_attr attr;
>  	struct rte_flow_item pattern[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> -	struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_PATTERN_NUM];
> +	struct rte_flow_action action[MAX_ACTION_NUM];
>  	struct rte_flow *flow = NULL;
>  	struct rte_flow_action_queue queue = { .index = rx_q };
> -	struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_spec;
> -	struct rte_flow_item_eth eth_mask;
>  	struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_spec;
>  	struct rte_flow_item_ipv4 ip_mask;
>  	int res;
> @@ -64,26 +63,19 @@ struct rte_flow *
>  	 * create the action sequence.
>  	 * one action only,  move packet to queue
>  	 */
> -
>  	action[0].type = RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_QUEUE;
>  	action[0].conf = &queue;
>  	action[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_END;
> 
>  	/*
> -	 * set the first level of the pattern (eth).
> +	 * set the first level of the pattern (ETH).
>  	 * since in this example we just want to get the
>  	 * ipv4 we set this level to allow all.
>  	 */
> -	memset(&eth_spec, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -	memset(&eth_mask, 0, sizeof(struct rte_flow_item_eth));
> -	eth_spec.type = 0;
> -	eth_mask.type = 0;
>  	pattern[0].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_ETH;
> -	pattern[0].spec = &eth_spec;
> -	pattern[0].mask = &eth_mask;
> 
>  	/*
> -	 * setting the third level of the pattern (ip).
> +	 * setting the second level of the pattern (IP).
>  	 * in this example this is the level we care about
>  	 * so we set it according to the parameters.
>  	 */
> --
> 1.8.3.1

Acked-by: Ori Kam <orika at mellanox.com>
Thanks,
Ori


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