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From: Steven Lariau <steven.lariau@arm.com>
To: Gage Eads <gage.eads@intel.com>, Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com, nd@arm.com,
	Steven Lariau <steven.lariau@arm.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/4] test/stack: avoid trivial memory allocations
Date: Wed,  5 Aug 2020 16:45:58 +0100
Message-ID: <20200805154601.19609-2-steven.lariau@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200805154601.19609-1-steven.lariau@arm.com>

Replace the arguments array by one argument.
All objects in the args array have the same values, so there is no need
to use an array, only one struct is enough.
The args object is a lot smaller, and the allocation can be replaced
with a stack variable.

The allocation of obj_table isn't needed either, because MAX_BULK is
small. The allocation can instead be replaced with a static array.

Signed-off-by: Steven Lariau <steven.lariau@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Dharmik Thakkar <dharmik.thakkar@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Phil Yang <phil.yang@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
---
 app/test/test_stack.c | 39 ++++++---------------------------------
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)

diff --git a/app/test/test_stack.c b/app/test/test_stack.c
index c8dac1f55..5a7273a7d 100644
--- a/app/test/test_stack.c
+++ b/app/test/test_stack.c
@@ -280,16 +280,9 @@ static int
 stack_thread_push_pop(void *args)
 {
 	struct test_args *t = args;
-	void **obj_table;
+	void *obj_table[MAX_BULK];
 	int i;
 
-	obj_table = rte_calloc(NULL, STACK_SIZE, sizeof(void *), 0);
-	if (obj_table == NULL) {
-		printf("[%s():%u] failed to calloc %zu bytes\n",
-		       __func__, __LINE__, STACK_SIZE * sizeof(void *));
-		return -1;
-	}
-
 	for (i = 0; i < NUM_ITERS_PER_THREAD; i++) {
 		unsigned int success, num;
 
@@ -310,28 +303,25 @@ stack_thread_push_pop(void *args)
 		if (rte_stack_push(t->s, obj_table, num) != num) {
 			printf("[%s():%u] Failed to push %u pointers\n",
 			       __func__, __LINE__, num);
-			rte_free(obj_table);
 			return -1;
 		}
 
 		if (rte_stack_pop(t->s, obj_table, num) != num) {
 			printf("[%s():%u] Failed to pop %u pointers\n",
 			       __func__, __LINE__, num);
-			rte_free(obj_table);
 			return -1;
 		}
 
 		rte_atomic64_sub(t->sz, num);
 	}
 
-	rte_free(obj_table);
 	return 0;
 }
 
 static int
 test_stack_multithreaded(uint32_t flags)
 {
-	struct test_args *args;
+	struct test_args args;
 	unsigned int lcore_id;
 	struct rte_stack *s;
 	rte_atomic64_t size;
@@ -344,45 +334,28 @@ test_stack_multithreaded(uint32_t flags)
 	printf("[%s():%u] Running with %u lcores\n",
 	       __func__, __LINE__, rte_lcore_count());
 
-	args = rte_malloc(NULL, sizeof(struct test_args) * RTE_MAX_LCORE, 0);
-	if (args == NULL) {
-		printf("[%s():%u] failed to malloc %zu bytes\n",
-		       __func__, __LINE__,
-		       sizeof(struct test_args) * RTE_MAX_LCORE);
-		return -1;
-	}
-
 	s = rte_stack_create("test", STACK_SIZE, rte_socket_id(), flags);
 	if (s == NULL) {
 		printf("[%s():%u] Failed to create a stack\n",
 		       __func__, __LINE__);
-		rte_free(args);
 		return -1;
 	}
 
 	rte_atomic64_init(&size);
+	args.s = s;
+	args.sz = &size;
 
 	RTE_LCORE_FOREACH_SLAVE(lcore_id) {
-		args[lcore_id].s = s;
-		args[lcore_id].sz = &size;
-
 		if (rte_eal_remote_launch(stack_thread_push_pop,
-					  &args[lcore_id], lcore_id))
+					  &args, lcore_id))
 			rte_panic("Failed to launch lcore %d\n", lcore_id);
 	}
 
-	lcore_id = rte_lcore_id();
-
-	args[lcore_id].s = s;
-	args[lcore_id].sz = &size;
-
-	stack_thread_push_pop(&args[lcore_id]);
+	stack_thread_push_pop(&args);
 
 	rte_eal_mp_wait_lcore();
 
 	rte_stack_free(s);
-	rte_free(args);
-
 	return 0;
 }
 
-- 
2.17.1


  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-06 10:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-05 15:45 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/4] test/stack: improve multithreaded test Steven Lariau
2020-08-05 15:45 ` Steven Lariau [this message]
2020-08-05 15:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/4] test/stack: launch tests with mp remote launch API Steven Lariau
2020-08-05 15:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/4] test/stack: propagate errors to main core Steven Lariau
2020-08-05 15:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/4] test/stack: remove atomics operations Steven Lariau
2020-08-05 15:57 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/4] test/stack: improve multithreaded test Steven Lariau
2020-08-05 15:57 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/4] test/stack: avoid trivial memory allocations Steven Lariau
2020-08-11 20:13   ` Eads, Gage
2020-08-11 20:38     ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-08-11 20:49       ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-08-11 21:14         ` Eads, Gage

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