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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: Dodji Seketeli <dodji@seketeli.net>
Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	"Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal@nxp.com>,
	"Trahe, Fiona" <fiona.trahe@intel.com>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	Anoob Joseph <anoobj@marvell.com>,
	"Kusztal, ArkadiuszX" <arkadiuszx.kusztal@intel.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	"Mcnamara, John" <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	"aconole@redhat.com" <aconole@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] add ABI checks
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2020 14:46:40 +0000
Message-ID: <f518c443-4daf-c06f-7ff8-1453ef99d1d0@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <86ftfr3h4f.fsf@seketeli.org>

On 2/3/2020 2:00 PM, Dodji Seketeli wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com> a écrit:
> 
> [...]
> 
>> +1 the change/shuffle of the existing values are problematic, but we don't have
>> it in this case.
> 
> Right.
> 
> [...]
> 
>> The concern is when there are cases we can waive, we can't directly rely on the
>> tool and automate it. These indicators good for improving the code, but not good
>> to use it as build time checker.
> 
> Well, it depends.  The tooling as it is today have the capability to
> automatically "waive" some classes of A{B,P}I change reports that you
> guys (the developers) deem harmless, in the context of your project.
> 
> For instance, in the precise case of interest here, one could define a
> "suppression specification" to teach the ABI verifier that, for the enum
> rte_crypto_asym_xform_type, the only enumerator which numerical value is
> allowed to change is the one named RTE_CRYPTO_ASYM_XFORM_TYPE_LIST_END.
> 
> The content of the suppression specification file would look like:
> 
>     [suppress_type]
>       # So, in practise, this rule is to allow adding enumerators
>       # only to the of the the rte_crypto_asym_xform_type enum,
>       # right before the RTE_CRYPTO_ASYM_XFORM_TYPE_LIST_END
>       # enumerator which is meant to always be the last enumerator.
>       type_kind = enum
>       name = rte_crypto_asym_xform_type
>       changed_enumerators = RTE_CRYPTO_ASYM_XFORM_TYPE_LIST_END
> 
> This way, you can hopefully reduce the surface of the changes you want
> to see reported, tailored in a way that is specific to your project.
> This should hopefully bring the system closer to a state that would
> allow you guys to having something that is automated enough to have it
> be triggered at build time.

Thanks, at least this provides a way to silence the warnings not an issue for us
as we hit them.

Is there a more global, don't warn on new enums kind of option?
Although I assume this is not possible since _END or _MAX enum value will be
changing and tool can't know its usage and will report the change.

> 
> And if there is some sensibly needed tweaking that the libabigail
> tooling doesn't allow you guys to do right away, I'd be happy to hear
> about it and try to add the functionality to the framework for you guys.
> 
>> Is there any way to reduce the failure only to definite ABI breakages?
> 
> I hope my comment above somewhat answers this question of yours.  If it
> does not, please tell me.
> 
> Cheers,
> 


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Thread overview: 104+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-20 15:20 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " David Marchand
2019-12-20 15:32 ` Richardson, Bruce
2019-12-20 16:20   ` Kinsella, Ray
2019-12-20 21:00     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-06 13:17       ` Aaron Conole
2020-01-15 13:07         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-01-14 23:19     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-15 11:33       ` Neil Horman
2020-01-15 12:38         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-16 11:52           ` Neil Horman
2020-01-16 14:20             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-16 18:49               ` Neil Horman
2020-01-16 20:01                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-17 19:01                   ` Neil Horman
2020-01-17 21:26                     ` David Marchand
2019-12-20 20:25 ` Neil Horman
2020-01-29 17:26 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] " David Marchand
2020-01-29 17:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] hash: fix meson headers packaging David Marchand
2020-01-30 10:12     ` Luca Boccassi
2020-01-30 10:54       ` David Marchand
2020-01-30 10:56         ` Luca Boccassi
2020-01-29 17:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] build: split build helper David Marchand
2020-01-29 17:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] build: test meson installation David Marchand
2020-01-29 17:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] add ABI checks David Marchand
2020-01-29 17:42     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-29 18:10       ` Anoob Joseph
2020-01-29 20:03         ` David Marchand
2020-01-29 20:13           ` Akhil Goyal
2020-01-30 16:09             ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-30 20:18               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-31  9:03                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-31 10:26                   ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-01-31 14:16                 ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-02 13:05                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-02 14:41                     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-02-03  9:30                       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-03 11:50                         ` Neil Horman
2020-02-03 13:09                           ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-03 14:00                             ` Dodji Seketeli
2020-02-03 14:46                               ` Ferruh Yigit [this message]
2020-02-03 15:08                             ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-03 17:09                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-03 17:34                           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-03 18:55                             ` Ray Kinsella
2020-02-03 21:07                               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04  9:46                                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-04 10:24                                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 12:44                                   ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-04 15:52                                     ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-04 15:59                                       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 17:46                                         ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-13 14:51                                           ` Kusztal, ArkadiuszX
2020-03-16 12:57                                             ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-03-16 13:09                                               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-03-17 13:27                                                 ` Kusztal, ArkadiuszX
2020-03-17 15:10                                                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-03-17 19:10                                                     ` Kusztal, ArkadiuszX
2020-02-04 12:57                                   ` Kevin Traynor
2020-02-04 14:44                                   ` Aaron Conole
2020-02-04 19:49                                     ` Neil Horman
2020-02-04  9:51                               ` David Marchand
2020-02-04 10:10                                 ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-04 10:38                                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-05 11:10                                 ` Ray Kinsella
2020-02-03 17:40                           ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-03 18:40                             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04  9:19                               ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-04  9:45                                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04  9:56                                   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-04 10:08                                     ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-04 10:17                                     ` Kevin Traynor
2020-02-04 10:16                             ` Akhil Goyal
2020-02-04 10:28                               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-04 10:32                                 ` Akhil Goyal
2020-02-04 11:35                                   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-02-04 22:10                                   ` Neil Horman
2020-02-05  6:16                                     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Anoob Joseph
2020-02-05 14:33                                       ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-02-04 21:59                               ` [dpdk-dev] " Neil Horman
2020-01-30 13:06         ` Trahe, Fiona
2020-01-30 15:59           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-30 16:42             ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-30 23:49             ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-01-31  9:07               ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-31  9:37                 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-01-30 10:57   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] " Luca Boccassi
2020-01-30 16:00 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 " David Marchand
2020-01-30 16:00   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] hash: fix meson headers packaging David Marchand
2020-01-30 18:01     ` Wang, Yipeng1
2020-01-30 18:40       ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-02-05 19:51         ` Wang, Yipeng1
2020-01-30 16:00   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] build: split build helper David Marchand
2020-01-30 16:00   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] build: test meson installation David Marchand
2020-01-30 22:17     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-30 16:00   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] add ABI checks David Marchand
2020-01-30 22:32     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-01 15:29       ` David Marchand
2020-01-30 22:44     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-02 21:08 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/3] " David Marchand
2020-02-02 21:08   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/3] hash: fix meson headers packaging David Marchand
2020-02-05 19:53     ` Wang, Yipeng1
2020-02-02 21:08   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/3] build: split build helper David Marchand
2020-02-02 21:08   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/3] add ABI checks David Marchand
2020-02-05 14:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/3] " Thomas Monjalon

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