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From: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>,
	"Wu, Jingjing" <jingjing.wu@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] lib/librte_ether: new filter APIs definition
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:17:58 +0000
Message-ID: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B03441FC75@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4027817.y7ZgbDzL4P@xps13>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Monjalon
> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2014 10:08 AM
> To: Wu, Jingjing
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] lib/librte_ether: new filter APIs definition
> 
> 2014-10-17 07:29, Jingjing Wu:
> > Define new APIs to support configure multi-kind filters using same APIs,
> > instead of creating each API set for each kind of filter.
> >  - rte_eth_dev_filter_supported
> >  - rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl
> >
> > Filter types, operations, and structures are defined specifically
> > in new header file lib/librte_eth/rte_dev_ctrl.h.
> >
> > As to the implementation discussion, please refer to
> > http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2014-September/005179.html
> [...]
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/lib/librte_ether/rte_eth_ctrl.h
> 
> Why this name? I think we can reserve this file for filtering API.
> So rte_eth_rx_filter.h would be more appropriate.
> 
> > +/**
> > + * All generic operations to filters
> > + */
> 
> rewording: "Generic operations on filters"
> Could you elaborate on "generic"? What would mean "specific"?
> 
> > +enum rte_filter_op {
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_NONE = 0,
> > +	/**< used to check whether the type filter is supported */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_ADD,      /**< add filter entry */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_UPDATE,   /**< update filter entry */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_DELETE,   /**< delete filter entry */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_FLUSH,    /**< flush all entries */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_GET,      /**< get filter entry */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_SET,      /**< configurations */
> > +	RTE_ETH_FILTER_OP_GET_INFO,
> 
> Could we remove "OP", except for OP_NONE and OP_MAX?

OP_NONE ==> NOP or NOOP perhaps?

/Bruce

  reply	other threads:[~2014-10-17  9:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-16 23:29 Jingjing Wu
2014-10-17  1:16 ` Zhang, Helin
2014-10-17  9:07 ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-10-17  9:17   ` Richardson, Bruce [this message]
2014-10-17 16:01   ` Wu, Jingjing
2014-10-20  3:38     ` Wu, Jingjing
2014-10-20  1:09   ` Liu, Jijiang
2014-10-20  5:40 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/2] " Jingjing Wu
2014-10-20  5:40   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] librte_ether: " Jingjing Wu
2014-10-20  5:40   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/2] i40e: define filter_ctrl ops in i40e driver Jingjing Wu
2014-10-20 22:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/2] new filter APIs definition Thomas Monjalon

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