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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: "Kinsella, Ray" <mdr@ashroe.eu>
Cc: dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:29:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8zy_1Sy_2i09u==42bsup6E-aXGHpaiVOcs=v+OfPUTrw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <db1496a1-32d6-41ca-b5c5-664a385d012e@ashroe.eu>

On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 11:01 AM Kinsella, Ray <mdr@ashroe.eu> wrote:
>
>
>
> On 25/01/2021 09:25, Kinsella, Ray wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 23/01/2021 11:38, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> >> 22/01/2021 23:24, Dmitry Kozlyuk:
> >>> On Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:57:15 +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> >>>> 22/01/2021 21:31, Dmitry Kozlyuk:
> >>>>> On Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:24:21 +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> >>>>>> 20/01/2021 08:23, Dmitry Kozlyuk:
> >>>>>>> On Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:05:59 +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> >>>>>>>> This is now the right timeframe to introduce this change
> >>>>>>>> with the new Python module dependency.
> >>>>>>>> Unfortunately, the ABI check is returning an issue:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> 'const char mlx5_common_pci_pmd_info[62]' was changed
> >>>>>>>> to 'const char mlx5_common_pci_pmd_info[60]' at rte_common_mlx5.pmd.c
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Will investigate and fix ASAP.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Now that I think of it: strings like this change every time new PCI IDs are
> >>>>> added to a PMD, but AFAIK adding PCI IDs is not considered an ABI breakage,
> >>>>> is it? One example is 28c9a7d7b48e ("net/mlx5: add ConnectX-6 Lx device ID")
> >>>>> added 2020-07-08, i.e. clearly outside of ABI change window.
> >>>>
> >>>> You're right.
> >>>>
> >>>>> "xxx_pmd_info" changes are due to JSON formatting (new is more canonical),
> >>>>> which can be worked around easily, if the above is wrong.
> >>>>
> >>>> If the new format is better, please keep it.
> >>>> What we need is an exception for the pmdinfo symbols
> >>>> in the file devtools/libabigail.abignore.
> >>>> You can probably use a regex for these symbols.
> >>>
> >>> This would allow real breakages to pass ABI check, abidiff doesn't analyze
> >>> variable content and it's not easy to compare. Maybe later a script can be
> >>> added that checks lines with RTE_DEVICE_IN in patches. There are at most 32 of
> >>> 5494 relevant commits between 19.11 and 20.11, though.
> >>>
> >>> To verify there are no meaningful changes I ensured empty diff between
> >>> results of the following command for "main" and the branch:
> >>>
> >>>     find build/drivers -name '*.so' -exec usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py
> >>
> >> For now we cannot do such check as part of the ABI checker.
> >> And we cannot merge this patch if the ABI check fails.
> >> I think the only solution is to allow any change in the pmdinfo variables.
> >>
> >
> > So my 2c on this is that this is an acceptable work-around for the v21 (DPDK v20.11) ABI.
> > However we are going to end up carrying this rule in libabigail.ignore indefinitely.
> >
> > Would it make sense to just fix the size of _pmd_info to some reasonably large value -
> > say 128 bytes, to allow us to drop the rule in the DPDK 21.11 v22 release?
> >
> > Ray K
>
>
> Another point is - shouldn't _pmd_info probably live in "INTERNAL" is anycase?

The symbol itself can be hidden from the ABeyes.
It is only a placeholder for the PMD_INFO_STRING= string used by
usertools/dpdk-pmdinfo.py and maybe some other parsing tool.

I guess a static symbol would be enough:

diff --git a/buildtools/pmdinfogen/pmdinfogen.c
b/buildtools/pmdinfogen/pmdinfogen.c
index a68d1ea999..14bf7d9f42 100644
--- a/buildtools/pmdinfogen/pmdinfogen.c
+++ b/buildtools/pmdinfogen/pmdinfogen.c
@@ -393,7 +393,7 @@ static void output_pmd_info_string(struct elf_info
*info, char *outfile)
        drv = info->drivers;

        while (drv) {
-               fprintf(ofd, "const char %s_pmd_info[] __attribute__((used)) = "
+               fprintf(ofd, "static const char %s_pmd_info[]
__attribute__((used)) = "
                        "\"PMD_INFO_STRING= {",
                        drv->name);
                fprintf(ofd, "\\\"name\\\" : \\\"%s\\\", ", drv->name);


We will need an exception for the v21 ABI though.


-- 
David Marchand


  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-25 10:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 88+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-22  0:45 [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 0/2] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-06-22  0:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 1/2] pmdinfogen: prototype " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-06-22  0:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 2/2] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-06-22 12:41 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 0/2] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Neil Horman
2020-06-22 19:39   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-06-23 11:28     ` Neil Horman
2020-06-23 11:59       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-02  0:07       ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-02  0:02 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-02  0:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 1/3] pmdinfogen: prototype " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-02  0:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-02  0:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 3/3] doc/linux_gsg: require pyelftools for pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-06 12:52     ` Neil Horman
2020-07-06 13:24       ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-06 16:46         ` Neil Horman
2020-07-08  0:53   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08  0:53     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08  0:53     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08  0:53     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] doc/linux_gsg: require pyelftools for pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08  0:53     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08 21:23     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08 21:23       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08 21:23       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-21 14:04         ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-21 14:59           ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-08 21:23       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] doc/linux_gsg: require pyelftools for pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-21 13:39         ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-21 14:05           ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-21 14:04         ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-08 21:23       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-07-09 10:42       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Neil Horman
2020-07-21 13:51       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-09-27 21:47       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/3] " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-09-27 21:47         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-09-27 22:05           ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-27 21:47         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-09-27 21:47         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-09-27 23:15           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-09-28  9:35         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python David Marchand
2020-10-04  1:59         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-04  1:59           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-04  1:59           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-04  1:59           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-14 14:37           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-14 15:40             ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-14 18:31           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-14 18:31             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-14 18:31             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-14 18:31             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 16:02             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python David Marchand
2020-10-20 17:45               ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 22:09               ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 17:44             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 " Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 17:44               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 17:44               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-21  9:00                 ` Bruce Richardson
2021-01-20  0:05                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-20  7:23                   ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-20 10:24                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-22 20:31                       ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-22 20:57                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-22 22:24                           ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-23 11:38                             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-24 20:52                               ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-25  9:25                               ` Kinsella, Ray
2021-01-25 10:01                                 ` Kinsella, Ray
2021-01-25 10:29                                   ` David Marchand [this message]
2021-01-25 10:46                                     ` Kinsella, Ray
2021-01-25 11:03                                       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-25 10:05                                 ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-25 10:11                                   ` Kinsella, Ray
2021-01-25 10:31                                     ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-20 17:44               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2020-10-26 16:46                 ` Jie Zhou
2021-01-22 22:43               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-22 22:43                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-22 22:43                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-22 22:43                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-24 20:51                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-24 20:51                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 1/3] pmdinfogen: add Python implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-24 20:51                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 2/3] build: use Python pmdinfogen Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-25 10:12                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-24 20:51                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 3/3] pmdinfogen: remove C implementation Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-25 13:13                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 0/3] pmdinfogen: rewrite in Python Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-25 16:08                     ` Brandon Lo
2021-02-02  8:48                       ` Tal Shnaiderman
2021-01-25 18:51                   ` Ali Alnubani
2021-01-25 22:15                     ` Dmitry Kozlyuk

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