[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/39] adding eventmode helper library

Mattias Rönnblom mattias.ronnblom at ericsson.com
Tue Jun 11 12:44:05 CEST 2019

On 2019-06-07 11:48, Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran wrote:
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>> Subject: [PATCH 00/39] adding eventmode helper library
>> This series adds support for eventmode helper library and l2fwd-event
>> application.
>> First 13 patches creates a new l2fwd application (l2fwd-event). Minor code
>> reorganization is done to faciliate seamless integration of eventmode.
>> Next 22 patches adds eventmode helper library. This library abstracts the
>> configuration of event device & Rx-Tx event adapters. The library can be
>> extended to allow users to control all the configuration exposed by adapters
>> and eth device.
>> Last 4 patches implements eventmode in l2fwd-event application. With
>> event device and adapters, fine tuned threads (based on dev
>> capabilities) can be drafted to maximize performance. Eventmode library
>> facilitates this and l2fwd-event demonstrates this usage.
>> With the introduction of eventmode helper library, any poll mode application
>> can be converted to an eventmode application with simple steps, enabling
>> multi-core scaling and dynamic load balancing to various example
>> applications.
> Anyone planning to review this changes?
> I will spend time to review this. Requesting the review from other eventdev stake holders.

A more extensive description of the purpose of the eventmode helper 
library would be helpful.

Is this supposed to be a generic framework for real-world applications, 
or only something to simplify DPDK the implementation of DPDK example 
programs and similar?

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