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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.v.ananyev@yandex.ru>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, "Min Hu (Connor)" <humin29@huawei.com>,
	dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Xiaoyun Li <xiaoyun.li@intel.com>,
	Aman Singh <aman.deep.singh@intel.com>,
	Yuying Zhang <yuying.zhang@intel.com>,
	Chas Williams <chas3@att.com>,
	jerinj@marvell.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 2/4] net/bonding: move testpmd commands
Date: Thu, 19 May 2022 13:26:44 +0200
Message-ID: <2187851.KTMopqUuYO@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJFAV8x+oU_BwOqCi1Gp756N2vQbpAKudWuce0n+WOARas_QmA@mail.gmail.com>

19/05/2022 09:40, David Marchand:
> On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 1:25 AM Konstantin Ananyev
> <konstantin.v.ananyev@yandex.ru> wrote:
> > 18/05/2022 18:24, David Marchand пишет:
> > > On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 12:10 PM Min Hu (Connor) <humin29@huawei.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>    I think net/bonding offer 'API' for APP to use the bonding.
> > >>      and use the specific PMD as slave device.
> > >>    The software framwork is like:
> > >>     APP
> > >>     ethdev
> > >>     bonding PMD
> > >>     PMD
> > >>     hardware
> > >>
> > >> so, I think cmdlines for testpmd should not put in net/bonding.be

The bonding API is specific to drivers/net/bonding/,
so according to the techboard decision,
the testpmd code should go in the driver directory.

> > Actually, I feel the same.
> > I do understand the intention, and I do realize it is just location,
> > but still doesn't look right for me.
> > can't we have a special sub-folder in testpmd instead?
> > Something like app/testpmd/driver_specific/(ixgbe)|(i40e)|(bonding)...
> 
> That should not pose a problem, indeed.
> And, on the plus side, it avoids putting some testpmd global variables
> in meson (which I was not entirely happy with).

I like the global variables approach.

> But, on the other side, I have a concern about MAINTAINERS updates.
> 
> (almost) everything in app/test-pmd has been under the testpmd
> maintainer responsibility.
> Separating the driver specific code from testpmd is a way to clearly
> shift this responsibility to the driver maintenance.

I agree.

> One advantage of moving the code to the driver directory is that there
> is no MAINTAINERS update needed.

Yes I think moving test code in the driver directory is smart.
We already have this approach for some self tests run with app/test.
And more important, the techboard has decided to move code in the driver
or lib directory:
	https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2022-April/239191.html

> If we keep those in app/test-pmd, it is still possible to mark the
> driver-specific sources in MAINTAINERS, but such updates are often
> missed.
> I can probably add something in devtools/ to catch those updates in
> the future...
> 
> I'll try for RFC v3.




  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-19 11:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-13  7:57 [RFC PATCH 0/4] Split driver specific commands out of testpmd David Marchand
2022-05-13  7:57 ` [RFC PATCH 1/4] app/testpmd: register driver specific commands David Marchand
2022-05-13 10:30   ` David Marchand
2022-05-13  7:57 ` [RFC PATCH 2/4] net/bonding: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-05-13 10:09   ` Min Hu (Connor)
2022-05-18 17:24     ` David Marchand
2022-05-18 23:25       ` Konstantin Ananyev
2022-05-19  7:40         ` David Marchand
2022-05-19 11:26           ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2022-05-20  6:59             ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-24  9:40               ` Konstantin Ananyev
2022-05-24 10:15                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2022-05-24 22:41                   ` Konstantin Ananyev
2022-05-13  7:57 ` [RFC PATCH 3/4] net/i40e: " David Marchand
2022-05-13  7:57 ` [RFC PATCH 4/4] net/ixgbe: " David Marchand
2022-05-18 19:46 ` [RFC PATCH v2 0/5] Split driver specific commands out of testpmd David Marchand
2022-05-18 19:46   ` [RFC PATCH v2 1/5] app/testpmd: mark cmdline symbols as static David Marchand
2022-05-20  6:28     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-18 19:46   ` [RFC PATCH v2 2/5] app/testpmd: register driver specific commands David Marchand
2022-05-20  6:55     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-18 19:46   ` [RFC PATCH v2 3/5] net/bonding: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-05-20  6:55     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-18 19:46   ` [RFC PATCH v2 4/5] net/i40e: " David Marchand
2022-05-18 19:46   ` [RFC PATCH v2 5/5] net/ixgbe: " David Marchand
2022-05-20  7:04   ` [RFC PATCH v2 0/5] Split driver specific commands out of testpmd Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-23  7:10 ` [PATCH 0/6] " David Marchand
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 1/6] app/testpmd: mark most cmdline symbols as static David Marchand
2022-05-23 10:19     ` Dumitrescu, Cristian
2022-05-23 18:09       ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 2/6] app/testpmd: register driver specific commands David Marchand
2022-05-23 18:10     ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-24 10:53       ` David Marchand
2022-05-24 11:43         ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-24 17:21     ` Thomas Monjalon
2022-05-24 17:44       ` David Marchand
2022-05-24 17:51         ` Thomas Monjalon
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 3/6] net/bonding: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-05-23 18:10     ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-06-17  5:06     ` [PATCH v2] " David Marchand
2022-06-20 17:53       ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 4/6] net/i40e: " David Marchand
2022-06-17  5:07     ` [PATCH v2] " David Marchand
2022-06-20 17:53       ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 5/6] app/testpmd: drop ixgbe bypass commands David Marchand
2022-05-23 18:10     ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-06-17  5:07     ` [PATCH v2 1/3] app/testpmd: restore " David Marchand
2022-06-17  5:07       ` [PATCH v2 2/3] net/ixgbe: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-06-17  5:07       ` [PATCH v2 3/3] net/ixgbe: move bypass init in a testpmd command David Marchand
2022-06-20 19:04         ` Ferruh Yigit
2022-06-23 12:35           ` Zhang, Qi Z
2022-07-21  8:05     ` [PATCH v3 1/3] app/testpmd: restore ixgbe bypass commands David Marchand
2022-07-21  8:05       ` [PATCH v3 2/3] net/ixgbe: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-07-21  8:05       ` [PATCH v3 3/3] net/ixgbe: move bypass init in a testpmd command David Marchand
2022-05-23  7:10   ` [PATCH 6/6] net/ixgbe: move testpmd commands David Marchand
2022-05-23 18:09   ` [PATCH 0/6] Split driver specific commands out of testpmd Ferruh Yigit
2022-05-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] " David Marchand
2022-05-24 20:06   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] app/testpmd: mark most cmdline symbols as static David Marchand
2022-05-31 15:15     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-24 20:06   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] app/testpmd: register driver specific commands David Marchand
2022-05-24 20:28     ` Thomas Monjalon
2022-05-31 15:14       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-05-31 15:18         ` David Marchand
2022-05-31 15:18   ` [PATCH v2 0/2] Split driver specific commands out of testpmd Andrew Rybchenko

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