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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Suanming Mou <suanmingm@nvidia.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: make flow API primary/secondary process safe
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:13:59 -0700
Message-ID: <20210316171359.76f0b68e@hermes.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BL0PR12MB2577BE52E5BCA3A585D9DFB8C16B9@BL0PR12MB2577.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 23:48:57 +0000
Suanming Mou <suanmingm@nvidia.com> wrote:

> Hi Stephen,
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:27 AM
> > To: dev@dpdk.org
> > Cc: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>; Suanming Mou
> > <suanmingm@nvidia.com>
> > Subject: [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: make flow API primary/secondary process safe
> > 
> > Posix mutex are not by default safe for protecting for usage from multiple
> > processes. The flow ops mutex could be used by both primary and secondary
> > processes.  
> 
> Process safe is something more widely scope. I assume it should be another feature but not a bugfix for thread-safe?
> And the fag RTE_ETH_DEV_FLOW_OPS_THREAD_SAFE we have added is just thread safe.
> 

OK, that makes sense. Is this in the documentation?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-17  0:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-15 19:27 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] Mark shared pthread mutex Stephen Hemminger
2021-03-15 19:27 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: make flow API primary/secondary process safe Stephen Hemminger
2021-03-16 23:48   ` Suanming Mou
2021-03-17  0:13     ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2021-03-17  0:32       ` Suanming Mou
2021-04-14 13:06     ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-15  2:55       ` Suanming Mou
2021-04-15  3:17         ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-04-15  7:42         ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-15 20:04           ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-04-16  0:57           ` Suanming Mou
2021-04-16  3:19           ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-04-16  1:41       ` fengchengwen
2021-04-16  8:12         ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-16  8:18   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-19 17:14   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-19 17:45     ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-04-19 18:09       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-06-08  8:07   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-03-15 19:27 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] net/failsafe: fix primary/secondary mutex Stephen Hemminger
2021-04-14 13:10   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-16  8:19     ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-19 17:08   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-06-08  8:00     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-06-08 15:42       ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-06-08 15:55         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-06-08 20:48           ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-06-09 10:04             ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-06-14 14:43               ` Gaëtan Rivet
2021-03-15 19:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] Mark shared pthread mutex Stephen Hemminger
2021-03-16 16:28 ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-04-16  8:25   ` Ferruh Yigit

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