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From: Bing Zhao <bingz@nvidia.com>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>, Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>,
	NBU-Contact-Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	"andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru" <andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com" <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>,
	Gregory Etelson <getelson@nvidia.com>,
	Andrey Vesnovaty <andreyv@nvidia.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] Change shared action API to action handle API
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 01:22:53 +0000
Message-ID: <MN2PR12MB2909D15251F6D23227D2EF9FD04F9@MN2PR12MB2909.namprd12.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6a3f87b5-2b30-3f8c-7a31-c55eeaa0a834@intel.com>

Hi Ferruh,

Thanks for your comments.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:40 AM
> To: Bing Zhao <bingz@nvidia.com>; Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>; NBU-
> Contact-Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>;
> andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru; Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>; Slava
> Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org; ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com; Gregory Etelson
> <getelson@nvidia.com>; Andrey Vesnovaty <andreyv@nvidia.com>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] Change shared action API to action
> handle API
> 
> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
> 
> 
> On 4/10/2021 3:03 PM, Bing Zhao wrote:
> > The patch set includes:
> >    1. API changes
> >    2. testpmd adaption and guide update
> >    3. driver update (only net/mlx5 impacted)
> >
> > ---
> > v2: add adaptions of testpmd and driver part
> > ---
> >
> > Bing Zhao (4):
> >    ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs
> >    app/test-pmd: change to indirect action command
> >    doc: update user guide for indirect action
> >    net/mlx5: adaption to indirect action API
> >
> 
> Hi Bing,
> 
> How the patchset constructed will cause build error in patch by
> patch build, since first patch removes some struct/functions that
> are in use.
> 
> One way to handle this is:
> - first add new function/structs
> - switch app & pmd to new function/structs
> - remove old function/structs
> 

Sure, I will reorganize the patch set in this way. Thanks for this.

> 
> And another issue is this support has been added on 20.11, and we
> are changing it in the second release after it.
> Of course it is OK to change the API by time, that is why we have
> experimental APIs, but the concern is if the development is driven
> by single vendor without a consensus or enough reviews, and my worry
> is if same thing happening again.

The change itself is not big, most of them are the naming convention. The most important change is one input parameter of the "update" interface.
Yes, I agree with your concern. Are there any other reviewers suggested for this change? (I got the name list from the script)
It would be very helpful if they could give some comments or some suggestions.

> 
> The author and reviewers of the original patch is already cc'ed, I
> think it would be good to have their ack to the change.

Yes, I will ping them.

> 
> Thanks,
> ferruh

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-13  1:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1615967952-228321-1-git-send-email-bingz@nvidia.com>
2021-03-17  8:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC] ethdev: introduce action context APIs Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-17 16:10   ` Bing Zhao
2021-03-22 14:59     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-04-06  9:05       ` Bing Zhao
2021-03-22 14:54   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-04-06  9:07     ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-06  9:48       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-06 11:02         ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-06 12:18           ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-07  3:16         ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-04-07  6:11           ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-08 14:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-09  3:54 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Bing Zhao
2021-04-10 14:03   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] Change shared action API to action handle API Bing Zhao
2021-04-10 14:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-12 19:42       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-13  1:26         ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-13 14:00           ` Ori Kam
2021-04-13 12:36       ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2021-04-15 13:55       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-04-15 14:10         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-15 16:02           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-04-10 14:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] app/test-pmd: change to indirect action command Bing Zhao
2021-04-10 14:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] doc: update user guide for indirect action Bing Zhao
2021-04-10 14:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] net/mlx5: adaption to indirect action API Bing Zhao
2021-04-12 19:40     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] Change shared action API to action handle API Ferruh Yigit
2021-04-13  1:22       ` Bing Zhao [this message]
2021-04-13  7:23         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-13  7:24           ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-15 15:51   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/1] " Bing Zhao
2021-04-15 15:51     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/1] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-15 15:56       ` Ori Kam
2021-04-15 17:59       ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-04-16  6:58         ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-16  7:03         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-16 15:00           ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-04-16 17:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/1] Change shared action API to action handle API Bing Zhao
2021-04-16 17:33     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/1] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 12:26       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-19 15:05         ` Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 14:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] Change shared action API to action handle API Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 14:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 14:38   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/1] Change shared action API to action handle API Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 14:38     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/1] ethdev: introduce indirect action APIs Bing Zhao
2021-04-19 14:50       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-19 15:09         ` Ferruh Yigit

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