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From: "Van Haaren, Harry" <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>
To: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	Jerin Jacob <jerin.jacob@caviumnetworks.com>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] eal: fix errno on service cores init failure
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:42:36 +0000
Message-ID: <BYAPR11MB3143114517F3F0F861307422D7F90@BYAPR11MB3143.namprd11.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201126163707.GA1898@platinum>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:37 PM
> To: Van Haaren, Harry <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org; Richardson, Bruce <bruce.richardson@intel.com>; Jerin Jacob
> <jerin.jacob@caviumnetworks.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] eal: fix errno on service cores init failure
> 
> Hi Harry,
> 
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 02:46:30PM +0000, Van Haaren, Harry wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
> > > Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:25 PM
> > > To: dev@dpdk.org
> > > Cc: Richardson, Bruce <bruce.richardson@intel.com>; Jerin Jacob
> > > <jerin.jacob@caviumnetworks.com>; Van Haaren, Harry
> > > <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> > > Subject: [PATCH] eal: fix errno on service cores init failure
> > >
> > > Currently, when rte_service_init() fails at initialization, we
> > > see the following message:
> > >
> > >   Cannot init EAL: Exec format error
> > >
> > > This error code does describe the real issue. Instead, use the error
> > > code returned by the function.
> >
> > Should the above read as "does NOT describe" .. ?
> >
> > > Fixes: e39824500825 ("service: initialize with EAL")
> > > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
> >
> > Few comments below, assuming agree on those, add my Ack on v2?
> >
> > Checked, -ENOMEM and -EALREADY are returned today, which seem
> > better descriptive terms. Thanks for fixing,
> >
> > Acked-by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>
> >
> >
> > > ---
> > >  lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal.c | 4 ++--
> > >  lib/librte_eal/linux/eal.c   | 4 ++--
> > >  2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal.c b/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal.c
> > > index d6ea023750..51478358c7 100644
> > > --- a/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal.c
> > > +++ b/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/eal.c
> > > @@ -906,7 +906,7 @@ rte_eal_init(int argc, char **argv)
> > >  	ret = rte_service_init();
> > >  	if (ret) {
> > >  		rte_eal_init_alert("rte_service_init() failed");
> > > -		rte_errno = ENOEXEC;
> > > +		rte_errno = -ret;
> > >  		return -1;
> > >  	}
> >
> > Here we set   rte_errno   as   -ret,  as in rte_service_init() we return the negative,
> e.g.   -ENOMEM.
> > Perhaps it is cleaner to to return ENOMEM from rte_service_init(), and avoid the
> duplicate negation?
> >
> > rte_service_init() is not exported publicly in the .map file, so is internal only, and
> hence not an ABI break.
> 
> I think returning -errno is common in dpdk, so I'll keep it like
> this. Or it can eventually return -1 and set rte_errno.

OK, fine with as is too, minor thing, thanks!

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-26 16:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-26 14:25 Olivier Matz
2020-11-26 14:46 ` Van Haaren, Harry
2020-11-26 16:37   ` Olivier Matz
2020-11-26 16:42     ` Van Haaren, Harry [this message]
2021-01-13  8:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Olivier Matz
2021-01-14 15:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " David Marchand

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