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From: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.v.ananyev@yandex.ru>
To: Ido Goshen <Ido@cgstowernetworks.com>,
	"Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	"users@dpdk.org" <users@dpdk.org>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: Does ACL support field size of 8 bytes?
Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 00:43:24 +0100
Message-ID: <d0ea310e-b465-4942-8b79-19fe201bc132@yandex.ru> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AM0PR09MB3972D15DAE506D6E758B62EFD6CF9@AM0PR09MB3972.eurprd09.prod.outlook.com>

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.v.ananyev@yandex.ru>
>> Sent: Sunday, 15 May 2022 23:54
>> To: Ido Goshen <Ido@cgstowernetworks.com>; Ananyev, Konstantin
>> <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>; users@dpdk.org; dev@dpdk.org
>> Subject: Re: Does ACL support field size of 8 bytes?
>> My concern was it is sort of awkward in terms of input_field value for rules with
>> 8B long.
> [idog] I'm always puzzled with the input_index field.
> I just randomly group the small size fields (u8, u16) without any applicative meaning.
> Feels like it's redundant in the API an can be done internally by the lib like you do now for u64
> (though it'll be less trivial to do)

Yep agree, field_index and offset - seems enough,
other stuff can probably be figured out by analyzing these two fields.
Though as you said, it would require some extra effort.

      reply	other threads:[~2022-05-17 23:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-13 13:55 Ido Goshen
2022-04-26 17:56 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2022-04-26 17:58   ` Fwd: " Konstantin Ananyev
2022-05-11 14:28   ` Ido Goshen
2022-05-15 20:53     ` Konstantin Ananyev
2022-05-16  6:28       ` Ido Goshen
2022-05-17 23:43         ` Konstantin Ananyev [this message]

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