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From: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>, <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/14] net/sfc: factor out common driver library
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:21:11 +0300
Message-ID: <1a55d305-3cf3-6ba0-f202-b5386b751baf@solarflare.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6e074b04-e02f-b96b-1ad7-41850eb5e189@intel.com>

On 9/9/20 5:32 PM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> On 9/8/2020 10:14 AM, Andrew Rybchenko wrote:
>> Network and vDPA drivers share libefx. So, libefx should be moved
>> to common drivers.
>>
>> DPDK adaptation of the MCDI interface may be shared as well.
>>
>> The new common driver name is sfc_efx since it a new home of
>> libefx base driver. sfc_ prefix is used to make it clear that
>> it is related to net/sfc (and vdpa/sfc in the future).
>>
>> In theory, right now all exported libefx functions should be marked
>> as internal, but it requires corresponding markup in base driver
>> which sources should have no DPDK specifics since shared by many
>> drivers. So, it is unclear what to do and how to solve it.
>>
> Can a osdep.h can be added, like some other drivers do?
> In that header a macro can be expanded to '__rte_internal' for DPDK, and empty
> for others...

Thanks Ferruh, we have discussed the idea and will go this way.
I'll send v2 patches today.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-17  6:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-08  9:14 Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 01/14] net/iavf: downgrade error log Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:26   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 01/14] net/sfc: include header with debug helpers directly Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 02/14] net/sfc: introduce common driver library Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 03/14] net/sfc: add dedicated header file with MCDI interface Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 04/14] net/sfc: move MCDI helper interface to dedicated namespace Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 05/14] net/sfc: make MCDI logging helper macros local Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 06/14] net/sfc: start to make MCDI helpers interface shareable Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 07/14] net/sfc: use own logging helper macros Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 08/14] net/sfc: avoid usage of NIC pointer from adapter context Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 09/14] net/sfc: avoid panic in the case of MCDI timeout Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 10/14] net/sfc: add MCDI callbacks to allocate/free DMA memory Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 11/14] net/sfc: add MCDI callback to schedule restart Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 12/14] net/sfc: add MCDI callback to poll management event queue Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 13/14] net/sfc: use MCDI control structure as libefx ops context Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-08  9:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 14/14] net/sfc: move MCDI helpers to common driver Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-09 14:32 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/14] net/sfc: factor out common driver library Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-17  6:21   ` Andrew Rybchenko [this message]
2020-09-17  6:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/17] " Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 01/17] net/sfc/base: add missing extern storage-class specifiers Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 02/17] net/sfc/base: decorate libefx API functions Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 03/17] net/sfc/base: decorate libefx internal extern functions Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 04/17] net/sfc: include header with debug helpers directly Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 05/17] net/sfc: introduce common driver library Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 06/17] net/sfc: add dedicated header file with MCDI interface Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 07/17] net/sfc: move MCDI helper interface to dedicated namespace Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 08/17] net/sfc: make MCDI logging helper macros local Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 09/17] net/sfc: start to make MCDI helpers interface shareable Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 10/17] net/sfc: use own logging helper macros Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 11/17] net/sfc: avoid usage of NIC pointer from adapter context Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 12/17] net/sfc: avoid panic in the case of MCDI timeout Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 13/17] net/sfc: add MCDI callbacks to allocate/free DMA memory Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 14/17] net/sfc: add MCDI callback to schedule restart Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 15/17] net/sfc: add MCDI callback to poll management event queue Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 16/17] net/sfc: use MCDI control structure as libefx ops context Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-17  6:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 17/17] net/sfc: move MCDI helpers to common driver Andrew Rybchenko
2020-09-21 22:38   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/17] net/sfc: factor out common driver library Ferruh Yigit

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