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From: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>, <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	"David Marchand" <david.marchand@redhat.com>, <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	<olivier.matz@6wind.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: plan splitting the ethdev ops struct
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 12:11:11 +0300
Message-ID: <c68af930-d3fa-67bf-4d44-6f8d1a96db5e@solarflare.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4037653.gGmTCM0MZ2@thomas>

On 5/25/20 2:18 AM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 04/03/2020 10:57, Ferruh Yigit:
>> For the ABI compatibility it is better to hide internal data structures
>> from the application as much as possible. But because of some inline
>> functions 'struct eth_dev_ops' can't be hidden completely.
>>
>> Plan is to split the 'struct eth_dev_ops' into two as ones used by
>> inline functions and ones not used, and hide the second part that not
>> used by inline functions completely to the application.
>>
>> Because of ABI break the work will be done in 20.11
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
>> ---
>> +* ethdev: Split the ``struct eth_dev_ops`` struct to hide it as much as possible
>> +  will be done in 20.11.
>> +  Currently the ``struct eth_dev_ops`` struct is accessible by the application
>> +  because some inline functions, like ``rte_eth_tx_descriptor_status()``,
>> +  access the struct directly.
>> +  The struct will be separate in two, the ops used by inline functions will be moved
>> +  next to Rx/Tx burst functions, rest of the ``struct eth_dev_ops`` struct will be
>> +  moved to header file for drivers to hide it from applications.
> Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>

Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>


  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-25  9:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-17 15:38 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-18  5:07 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-02-25 12:42   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-05-26 13:01   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-02-18  6:01 ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-02-21 10:40   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-25 10:35     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-02-25 11:07       ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-02-25 11:19         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-02-25 12:28       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-25 12:44 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-25 15:51   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-02-25 16:13     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-02-25 16:41       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-02-25 18:13   ` David Marchand
2020-02-25 18:18     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-03-04  9:57   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-05-24 23:18     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-25  9:11       ` Andrew Rybchenko [this message]
2020-05-26 13:55         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-25 10:24     ` David Marchand

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