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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: bruce.richardson@intel.com, robin.jarry@6wind.com,
	stephen@networkplumber.org, olivier.matz@6wind.com,
	Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	Rosen Xu <rosen.xu@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru>,
	Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] usertools: fix pmdinfo parsing
Date: Wed,  4 Nov 2020 16:57:21 +0100
Message-ID: <20201104155721.21627-1-david.marchand@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201103183906.8088-1-david.marchand@redhat.com>

This script inspects an ELF file (binary or shared library) and its
linked dependencies by following DT_NEEDED tags.
So far a simple librte_pmd prefix was used as a filter to only parse
DPDK drivers dependencies.
While the reason is not clear from the commitlog of the patch that
introduced this filter, it was probably added for performance reasons,
since going through all dependencies can be quite long.
Testing with a DPDK built before the driver name changes:
- running the script takes ~0.3s with the filter,
- running the script takes ~9s without the filter,

Now that we changed the driver library names, it becomes more difficult
to identify only DPDK drivers, but we can just filter on the librte_
prefix to identify DPDK libraries: the script later checks for the
PMD_INFO_STRING string in .rodata and it is enough to differentiate the
DPDK drivers from the other DPDK libraries.
A debug message was logged for each inspected file, it gives no useful
information and is removed.

Fixes: a20b2c01a7a1 ("build: standardize component names and defines")

Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Robin Jarry <robin.jarry@6wind.com>
Changelog since v2:
- revisited the issue and simplified to only filter on librte_ prefix,

Changelog since v1:
- moved driver classes list as a class variable and did some cosmetic
  change for readibility,
- used dpdk_driver_classes variable name in the hope that someone changing
  meson will catch this script too,
- added bus, common, mempool and raw driver classes as some of them do
  carry some pmdinfo stuff and were skipped so far but I found no
  indication this skipping was intended,

 usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py | 5 +----
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py b/usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py
index 1661982791..95fb0111d8 100755
--- a/usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py
+++ b/usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py
@@ -434,7 +434,6 @@ def process_dt_needed_entries(self):
         """ Look to see if there are any DT_NEEDED entries in the binary
             And process those if there are
-        global raw_output
         runpath = ""
         ldlibpath = os.environ.get('LD_LIBRARY_PATH')
         if ldlibpath is None:
@@ -450,13 +449,11 @@ def process_dt_needed_entries(self):
         for tag in dynsec.iter_tags():
             # pyelftools may return byte-strings, force decode them
             if force_unicode(tag.entry.d_tag) == 'DT_NEEDED':
-                if 'librte_pmd' in force_unicode(tag.needed):
+                if 'librte_' in force_unicode(tag.needed):
                     library = search_file(force_unicode(tag.needed),
                                           runpath + ":" + ldlibpath +
                     if library is not None:
-                        if raw_output is False:
-                            print("Scanning %s for pmd information" % library)
                         with io.open(library, 'rb') as file:
                                 libelf = ReadElf(file, sys.stdout)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-04 15:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-03 18:39 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " David Marchand
2020-11-03 19:27 ` Robin Jarry
2020-11-03 20:20   ` David Marchand
2020-11-03 23:54     ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-11-04  8:04       ` Olivier Matz
2020-11-04  8:06     ` Robin Jarry
2020-11-04  9:40 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " David Marchand
2020-11-04 10:32   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-04 10:42     ` David Marchand
2020-11-05 11:46   ` Xu, Rosen
2020-11-12 13:28   ` David Marchand
2020-11-04 15:57 ` David Marchand [this message]
2020-11-04 16:35   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Bruce Richardson
2020-11-04 16:48     ` David Marchand
2020-11-05 11:49       ` Bruce Richardson

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