[dpdk-dev] [RFC 4/4] net/ether: use bitops to speedup comparison
stephen at networkplumber.org
Thu May 16 18:06:52 CEST 2019
On Thu, 16 May 2019 17:03:37 +0100
Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 03:19:52PM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Using bit operations like or and xor is faster than a loop
> > on all architectures. Really just explicit unrolling.
> > Similar cast to uint16 unaligned is already done in
> > other functions here.
> > Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
> > ---
> > lib/librte_net/rte_ether.h | 17 +++++++----------
> > 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
> Rather than casting to unaligned values, which gives compiler warnings in
> some cases, I believe we should just mark the ethernet addresses as always
> being 2-byte aligned and simplify things. [unless we have a good use case
> where we won't have 2-byte alignment???].
> See patch: http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/53482/
I agree. Then you could also remove the unaligned_uint16_t that
already exists in rte_ether.h
Do you want me to put your patch in my series?
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