[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] cmdline: increase maximum line length

David Marchand david.marchand at redhat.com
Sat Feb 22 16:28:15 CET 2020

This patch is flagged as an ABI breakage:

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 3:53 PM Wisam Jaddo <wisamm at mellanox.com> wrote:
> This increase due to the usage of cmdline in dpdk applications
> as config commands such as testpmd do for rte_flow rules creation.
> The current size of buffer is not enough to fill
> many cases of rte_flow commands validation/creation.
> rte_flow now can have outer items, inner items, modify
> actions, meta data actions, duplicate action, fate action and
> more in one single rte flow, thus 512 char will not be enough
> to validate such rte flow rules.
> Such change shouldn't affect the memory since the cmdline
> reading again using the same buffer.

I don't get your point here.

> Cc: stable at dpdk.org

This is not a fix.

David Marchand

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