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From: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
To: "Saha, Avik (AWS)" <aviksaha@amazon.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Safe practices for adding to rte_table_hash_lru
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:11:05 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20140924201105.GC4651@hmsreliant.think-freely.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <A4A7819F3AE089479B8A88B97202C75D37BE7F88@ex10-mbx-9001.ant.amazon.com>

On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 07:38:49PM +0000, Saha, Avik (AWS) wrote:
> Hey guys
>    Is it safe to add an entry to the rte_table_hash while the pipeline is being run - for instance if I were to try and add an entry on a port reader action when the packet enters the pipeline?
> Thanks
> Avik

No, none of the table implementations are currently thread safe.  They all
assume that you will do your own locking between threads and processes.  There
were a few patches to support thread safety recently, but they are being
reworked currently.


  reply	other threads:[~2014-09-24 20:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-09-24 19:38 Saha, Avik (AWS)
2014-09-24 20:11 ` Neil Horman [this message]
2014-09-25  8:03 ` Gray, Mark D

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