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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: Ivan Malov <ivan.malov@oktetlabs.ru>,
	dev@dpdk.org, Andrey Vesnovaty <andreyv@nvidia.com>
Cc: Xueming Li <xuemingl@nvidia.com>, Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] ethdev: introduce transfer attribute to shared action conf
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2020 18:54:48 +0000
Message-ID: <914ca03f-69ed-9cb0-44a3-1a3bf9af79f7@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201102114317.24492-1-ivan.malov@oktetlabs.ru>

On 11/2/2020 11:43 AM, Ivan Malov wrote:
> 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>
> Acked-by: Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>
> ---
>   lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h | 8 ++++++++
>   1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
> index a8eac4deb..8b970ba0b 100644
> --- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
> +++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_flow.h
> @@ -3487,6 +3487,14 @@ 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. */
> +
> +	/**
> +	 * When set to 1, indicates that the action is valid for
> +	 * transfer traffic; otherwise, for non-transfer traffic.
> +	 *
> +	 * See struct rte_flow_attr.
> +	 */
> +	uint32_t transfer:1;

Is this require any documentation update?

Also cc'ed Andrey, as he is author of the shared action feature, @Andrey can you 
please review this update?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-02 18:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-29 11:46 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH " Ivan Malov
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 [this message]
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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