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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: oulijun <oulijun@huawei.com>, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: xiaoyun.li@intel.com, dev@dpdk.org, linuxarm@openeuler.org,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>,
	Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V2] app/testpmd: support Tx mbuf free on demand cmd
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 10:57:20 +0100
Message-ID: <1980606.NPtmdolmL5@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <35583d9b-0782-74a7-95df-aef1ca35f819@intel.com>

09/03/2021 10:53, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 3/9/2021 8:49 AM, oulijun wrote:
> > 2021/3/9 1:33, Ferruh Yigit:
> >> Similar to above comment 'rte_eth_devices' is the internal variable, 
> >> applications should not access it directly.
> >>
> > No API is available, and multiple references exist in the testpmd file.
> 
> Technically 'rte_eth_devices' is still visible to the applications because of 
> the static inline functions, in theory it should be hidden.
> 
> But this variable accessed by our test application multiple times may be the 
> sign that something more is missing.
> 
> Thomas, Andrew, what to you think to try to clean this usage from testpmd and 
> add more APIs if needed for this?

I fully agree.
The test applications and examples should help identifying gaps
in the libraries. So we should not workaround the official API.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-09  9:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-05  7:33 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Lijun Ou
2021-03-05  7:46 ` Li, Xiaoyun
2021-03-05  9:58   ` oulijun
2021-03-05  9:57 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V2] " Lijun Ou
2021-03-08 17:33   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-09  8:49     ` oulijun
2021-03-09  9:53       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-09  9:57         ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-03-09 10:18           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-03-09 14:00         ` Aaron Conole
2021-03-09 14:13           ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-10  1:48         ` oulijun
2021-03-10  7:59           ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-12 10:29             ` [dpdk-dev] [Linuxarm] " oulijun
2021-03-12 11:21               ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-17 11:30                 ` oulijun
2021-03-17 12:07                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-18  3:56                     ` oulijun
2021-03-18  7:51                       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-12 13:12   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V3] " Lijun Ou
2021-04-19  3:11     ` Li, Xiaoyun
2021-04-19 12:40       ` oulijun
2021-04-19 14:56         ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-19 12:36     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V4] " Lijun Ou
2021-04-19 15:28       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-21  1:44         ` oulijun
2021-04-21  8:09       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V5] app/test-pmd: support cleanup txq mbufs command Lijun Ou
2021-04-21  8:15         ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-21  8:32           ` oulijun
2021-04-21  8:45         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH V6] " Lijun Ou
2021-04-21 11:26           ` Ferruh Yigit

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