[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 1/2] hash: fix bugs in 'free key with position'
Dharmik.Thakkar at arm.com
Thu May 9 14:38:08 CEST 2019
> On May 9, 2019, at 6:25 AM, Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net> wrote:
> 09/05/2019 12:40, 胡林帆:
>> This bug makes 'lock free reader/writer concurrency hash' unusable.
>> There are two reasons:
>> 1] memory leak because we cannot free keys which indexes greater than the number of total entries
>> 2] the ring of free_slots may have unexpected key conflict with in use one
>> The patch fixes these 2 issues, both of which are in the same API:
>> int __rte_experimental
>> rte_hash_free_key_with_position(const struct rte_hash *h,
>> const int32_t position)
>> I don't think it is necessarily to split in 2 patches.
> Sorry for insisting, I think it is necessary to split in 2 patches
> with better explanations in the commit logs.
I will update the patch. Thanks!
> Then we'll need approval from the maintainers.
> PS1: Please provide your full name in english alphabet
> PS2: Please do not top-post
>> At 2019-05-09 16:29:56, "Thomas Monjalon" <thomas at monjalon.net> wrote:
>>> 09/05/2019 00:59, Dharmik Thakkar:
>>>> This patch fixes 2 bugs-
>>>> 1] Incorrect position returned to the free slots.
>>>> 2] Incorrect computation of total_entries
>>> Is it possible to split in 2 patches?
>>> How critical is this bug? It looks old.
>>> I'm afraid it will miss 19.05.
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