[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] doc: more info of rte flow shared action

Jack Min jackmin at nvidia.com
Tue Feb 2 13:23:50 CET 2021

Added more information of shared action on
how to update, query, and the benefits.

Signed-off-by: Xiaoyu Min <jackmin at nvidia.com>
 doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_flow.rst | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_flow.rst b/doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_flow.rst
index 0b8c243fe1..62a57919eb 100644
--- a/doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_flow.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/prog_guide/rte_flow.rst
@@ -2756,6 +2756,13 @@ Flow utilize shared action by handle as returned from
 The behaviour of the shared action defined by ``action`` argument of type
 ``struct rte_flow_action`` passed to ``rte_flow_shared_action_create()``.
+Multiple flows can use the same shared action.
+The shared action can be in-place updated by ``rte_flow_shared_action_update()``
+without destroying flow and creating flow again.
+The shared action specified data (e.g. counter) can be queried by
 .. _table_rte_flow_shared_action:
 .. table:: SHARED

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