[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/14] cleanup resources on shutdown

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Fri Feb 7 19:24:46 CET 2020

On Thu, 6 Feb 2020 15:06:56 +0100
David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 4, 2020 at 2:34 AM Stephen Hemminger
> <stephen at networkplumber.org> wrote:
> >
> > Recently started using valgrind with DPDK, and the results
> > are not clean.
> >
> > The DPDK has a function that applications can use to tell it
> > to cleanup resources on shutdown (rte_eal_cleanup). But the
> > current coverage of that API is spotty. Many internal parts of
> > DPDK leave files and allocated memory behind.
> >
> > This patch set is a start at getting the sub-parts of
> > DPDK to cleanup after themselves. These are the easier ones,
> > the harder and more critical ones are in the drivers
> > and the memory subsystem.  
> I am too short on time to check and integrate this big series in rc2,
> and from now it would be too risky to take in 20.02.
> Can you respin it for 20.05 with FreeBSD fixes too?

OK, but if this kind of patch can't be reviewed then
the DPDK process is still broken.

I don't see how FreeBSD matters here. It can be leaky but that
is ok.  I split it out to get review, then you complain it
is too big :-(

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