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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Andrey Vesnovaty <andrey.vesnovaty@gmail.com>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org, Andrey Vesnovaty <andreyv@mellanox.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 1/1] add flow shared action API
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 17:24:09 -0700
Message-ID: <20200701172409.6b82bd6e@hermes.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200620133257.12441-1-andrey.vesnovaty@gmail.com>

On Sat, 20 Jun 2020 16:32:57 +0300
Andrey Vesnovaty <andrey.vesnovaty@gmail.com> wrote:

> +
> +void *
> +rte_flow_shared_action_create(uint16_t port_id,
> +		const struct rte_flow_action *action,
> +		struct rte_flow_error *error)
> +{

NAK

API's that return void * (opaque pointer) are dangerous and should
not be added to DPDK.

To do data hiding. Define a structure but don't expose the internals
of what that structure are.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-02  0:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-20  9:18 [dpdk-dev] [RFC] add flow action context API Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-03 10:02 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-04 11:12   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-04 17:23     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-05  8:30       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-06-05  8:33         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-03 10:53 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-04 11:25   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-04 12:36     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-04 15:57       ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-09 16:01         ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-20 13:32           ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 0/1] " Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-22 15:22             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-22 17:09               ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-26 11:44             ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-28  8:44               ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-28 13:42                 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-29 10:22                   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-30  9:52                     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-01  9:24                       ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-07-01 10:34                         ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-20 13:32           ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 1/1] add flow shared action API Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-07-02  0:24             ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2020-07-02  7:20               ` Ori Kam
2020-07-02  8:06                 ` Andrey Vesnovaty

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