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From: Ivan Malov <ivan.malov@oktetlabs.ru>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: introduce transfer attribute to shared action conf
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:46:43 +0300
Message-ID: <20201029114644.22169-1-ivan.malov@oktetlabs.ru> (raw)

In a flow rule, attribute "transfer" means operation level
at which both traffic is matched and actions are conducted.

Add the very same attribute to shared action configuration.
If a driver needs to prepare HW resources in two different
ways, depending on the operation level, in order to set up
an action, then this new attribute will indicate the level.
Also, when handling a flow rule insertion, the driver will
be able to turn down a shared action if its level is unfit.

Signed-off-by: Ivan Malov <ivan.malov@oktetlabs.ru>
---
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
index a8eac4deb..0b993d8eb 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
@@ -3487,6 +3487,13 @@ struct rte_flow_shared_action_conf {
 	/**< Action valid for rules applied to ingress traffic. */
 	uint32_t egress:1;
 	/**< Action valid for rules applied to egress traffic. */
+
+	/**
+	 * This attribute matches that of the flow rules which
+	 * are supposed to comprise the given shared action.
+	 * See struct rte_flow_attr.
+	 */
+	uint32_t transfer:1;
 };
 
 /**
-- 
2.20.1


             reply	other threads:[~2020-10-29 11:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-29 11:46 Ivan Malov [this message]
2020-10-29 11:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] app/testpmd: support shared flow action attribute transfer Ivan Malov
2020-10-29 12:37 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: introduce transfer attribute to shared action conf Ferruh Yigit
2020-10-29 12:54   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-30 15:49 ` Xueming(Steven) Li
2020-10-30 20:35   ` Ivan Malov
2020-11-01  8:11     ` Ori Kam
2020-11-01  9:35       ` Ori Kam
2020-11-02  9:37         ` Ori Kam
2020-11-02 11:35 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 " Ivan Malov
2020-11-02 11:35   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/2] app/testpmd: support shared flow action attribute transfer Ivan Malov
2020-11-02 11:43 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] ethdev: introduce transfer attribute to shared action conf Ivan Malov
2020-11-02 11:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/2] app/testpmd: support shared flow action attribute transfer Ivan Malov
2020-11-02 14:04     ` Ori Kam
2020-11-02 13:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] ethdev: introduce transfer attribute to shared action conf Andrew Rybchenko
2020-11-02 21:44     ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-11-02 18:54   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-03 14:10     ` Ivan Malov
2020-11-03 15:52       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-03 14:20     ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-11-03 16:05       ` Ferruh Yigit

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