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From: Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Rybchenko <andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru>
Cc: Tal Shnaiderman <talshn@nvidia.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@microsoft.com>,
	Nick Connolly <nick.connolly@mayadata.io>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>,
	Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>,
	Beilei Xing <beilei.xing@intel.com>, Jeff Guo <jia.guo@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/7] drivers: remove POSIX dependencies
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 20:05:36 +0300
Message-ID: <20210221200536.0821a1f4@sovereign> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <779ae112-eb54-b6c4-22c3-ca9f30274f19@oktetlabs.ru>

On Sun, 21 Feb 2021 18:54:01 +0300, Andrew Rybchenko wrote:
> On 2/21/21 11:59 AM, Tal Shnaiderman wrote:
> >> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/7] drivers: remove POSIX dependencies
> >>
> >> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
> >>
> >>
> >> Replace POSIX strncasecmp() with EAL rte_strncasecmp().
> >> Replace POSIX strtok_r() with EAL rte_strtok().
> >> Replace POSIX strdup() with EAL rte_strdup().
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
> >> ---
> >> i40e: checkpatches.sh complains about long lines (it's ~85).
> >>        I doubt that mechanical fix would keep the code readable.
> >>        It's on 5th level of indentation, so I'd extract a function,
> >>        but would like to hear from maintainers first.
> >>
> >>   drivers/bus/pci/private.h             |  2 +-
> >>   drivers/bus/vdev/vdev.c               |  4 +-
> >>   drivers/bus/vdev/vdev_params.c        |  3 +-
> >>   drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common_pci.c |  4 +-  
> > 
> > bus_cmdline_options_handler in mlx5_common_pci.c has a call to strdup which needs to be renamed to rte_strdup
> > (Also failed CI: https://lab.dpdk.org/results/dashboard/patchsets/15674/ )
> >   
> 
> 
> Frankly speaking I don't understand why such changes are useful/needed.
> Patch description does not explain/prove it.

Please see the cover letter (better to partially repeat in each patch?):

	https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2021-February/199981.html

Driver code using POSIX functions is not really portable without a shim.
Having a shim in public API is wrong, it makes DPDK expose non-DPDK symbols.

An alternative approach would be to make the shim DPDK-internal. It would
require just a change in #includes for drivers and libs. My doubt is whether
EAL should emulate POSIX.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-21 17:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 132+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-20 23:29 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/7] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/7] eal: add wrappers for POSIX string functions Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/7] eal: add macro for maximum path length Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/7] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/7] eal: add asprintf() internal wrapper Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/7] lib: remove POSIX dependencies Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/7] drivers: " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-20 23:29 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 7/7] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  1:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/7] " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/7] eal: add wrappers for POSIX string functions Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-22 11:47     ` Bruce Richardson
2021-02-22 12:48       ` Nick Connolly
2021-02-22 14:26         ` Bruce Richardson
2021-02-22 18:21           ` Nick Connolly
2021-02-22 22:57           ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-23  9:45             ` Bruce Richardson
2021-02-27 20:23               ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-01 21:31                 ` Nick Connolly
2021-03-02  0:22                   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-02 11:27                     ` Nick Connolly
2021-03-16  9:51                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-02-22 18:07         ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-02-22 18:36           ` Nick Connolly
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/7] eal: add macro for maximum path length Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/7] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  8:58     ` Tal Shnaiderman
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/7] eal: add asprintf() internal wrapper Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/7] lib: remove POSIX dependencies Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/7] drivers: " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  8:59     ` Tal Shnaiderman
2021-02-21 15:54       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-02-21 17:05         ` Dmitry Kozlyuk [this message]
2021-02-21  1:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 7/7] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21  8:59     ` Tal Shnaiderman
2021-02-21 10:24       ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21 11:58         ` Tal Shnaiderman
2021-02-21 14:33           ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21 14:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/7] " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/7] eal: add wrappers for POSIX string functions Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-23  7:11       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-02-23 21:53         ` Nick Connolly
2021-02-24  7:21           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-03-04  6:47       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/7] eal: add macro for maximum path length Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-04  6:47       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/7] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-02-23 22:06       ` Nick Connolly
2021-03-04  6:47       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/7] eal: add asprintf() internal wrapper Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-04  6:48       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/7] lib: remove POSIX dependencies Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-04  6:48       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/7] drivers: " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-04  6:49       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-02-21 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 7/7] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-04  6:49       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] " Khoa To
2021-03-04  6:46     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXTERNAL] [PATCH v3 0/7] " Khoa To
2021-03-06  0:04     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-06  0:04       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-06  0:04       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] eal: add asprintf() internal wrapper Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-06 15:27         ` Lance Richardson
2021-03-06  0:04       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] build: indicate usage at build time for public headers Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-16  9:59         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-06  0:05       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-17 19:23       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] " Ranjit Menon
2021-03-20 11:27       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/5] " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 11:27         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/5] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-22  8:57           ` Kinsella, Ray
2021-03-20 11:27         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/5] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 11:27         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/5] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 11:27         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/5] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 11:27         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 5/5] net: replace Windows networking shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 13:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/5] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 13:05           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/5] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-20 13:05           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/5] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-26  9:04             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-20 13:05           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/5] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-26  9:12             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-31 21:05               ` Nick Connolly
2021-03-31 21:19                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-31 21:45                   ` Nick Connolly
2021-03-31 21:55                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-01 23:10                       ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-01 23:18                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-20 13:05           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 4/5] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-26  9:22             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-20 13:05           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 5/5] net: replace Windows networking shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-26  9:28             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-01 23:03               ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-03 23:41           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 0/5] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-03 23:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 1/5] eal: add sleep API Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-06 14:34               ` Morten Brørup
2021-04-06 23:29                 ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-07  7:31                   ` Morten Brørup
2021-04-29 17:09                     ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-04-03 23:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 2/5] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-10  7:05               ` Nick Connolly
2021-04-03 23:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/5] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-03 23:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 4/5] net: work around s_addr macro on Windows Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-03 23:41             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 5/5] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-07 22:22             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/4] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-07 22:22               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 1/4] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-07 22:22               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 2/4] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-07 22:22               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 3/4] net: work around s_addr macro on Windows Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-08 11:26                 ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-07 22:22               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 4/4] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-08 11:45                 ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-08 19:51                   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-09 13:33                     ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-14 21:47                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-10 22:47               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 0/4] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-10 22:47                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 1/4] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-10 22:47                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 2/4] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 21:33                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-10 22:47                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 3/4] net: work around s_addr macro on Windows Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-10 22:47                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 4/4] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-13  4:46                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 0/4] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Ranjit Menon
2021-04-13  7:00                   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 21:12                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-14 21:34                       ` Ranjit Menon
2021-04-14 21:42                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-14 21:47                           ` Ranjit Menon
2021-04-14 22:08                             ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:58                               ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-14 22:06                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:06                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 1/4] eal/windows: hide asprintf() shim Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:06                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 2/4] eal: make OS shims internal Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:06                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 3/4] net: work around s_addr macro on Windows Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:06                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 4/4] net: provide IP-related API on any OS Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-04-14 22:50                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 0/4] eal/windows: do not expose POSIX symbols Ranjit Menon
2021-04-14 23:57                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-17 19:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/7] " Ranjit Menon

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