[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mbuf: add bulk free function

Morten Brørup mb at smartsharesystems.com
Wed Sep 11 11:19:08 CEST 2019


Add function for freeing a bulk of mbufs.

Signed-off-by: Morten Brørup <mb at smartsharesystems.com>
---
 lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h | 17 +++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
index 98225ec80..f2e174da1 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
@@ -1907,6 +1907,23 @@ static inline void rte_pktmbuf_free(struct rte_mbuf *m)
 	}
 }
 
+/**
+ * Free a bulk of mbufs back into their original mempool.
+ *
+ *  @param mbufs
+ *    Array of pointers to mbufs
+ *  @param count
+ *    Array size
+ */
+static inline void
+rte_pktmbuf_free_bulk(struct rte_mbuf **mbufs, unsigned count)
+{
+	unsigned idx = 0;
+
+	for (idx = 0; idx < count; idx++)
+		rte_pktmbuf_free(mbufs[idx]);
+}
+
 /**
  * Creates a "clone" of the given packet mbuf.
  *
-- 
2.17.1



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