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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@nvidia.com>,
	Michael Baum <michaelba@nvidia.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>,
	stable@dpdk.org, Lior Margalit <lmargalit@nvidia.com>,
	asafp@nvidia.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix devargs validation for multiclass probe
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:29:03 +0100
Message-ID: <2510169.dztEg1IeGT@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211125061655.3143135-1-michaelba@nvidia.com>

25/11/2021 07:16, michaelba@nvidia.com:
> From: Michael Baum <michaelba@nvidia.com>
> 
> The mlx5_args function reads the devargs and checks if they are valid
> for this driver and if not it returns an error.
> 
> This was normal behavior as long as all the devargs come to this driver,
> but since it is possible to run several drivers together, the function
> may return an error for another driver's devarg even though it is
> completely valid.
> In addition the function does not allow the user to know which of the
> devargs he sent is incorrect, but returns an error without printing the
> unknown devarg.
> 
> This patch eliminates the error return in the case of an unknown devarg,
> and prints a warning for each such devarg specifically.
> 
> Fixes: 7b4f1e6bd367 ("common/mlx5: introduce common library")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michael Baum <michaelba@nvidia.com>
> Acked-by: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5.c | 68 ++++++-----------------------------------
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 59 deletions(-)

It is quite a big patch.
How well it has been tested?
How critical it is to have in 21.11?



  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-25  9:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-25  6:16 michaelba
2021-11-25  9:29 ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-11-25 10:38   ` Matan Azrad
2021-11-26 12:39     ` Thomas Monjalon

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