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From: Bruce Richardson <>
To: Sarosh Arif <>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] examples: fix return value of function that parses portmask
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 17:07:27 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 05:36:24PM +0500, Sarosh Arif wrote:
> Giving invalid or zero portmask as command line option to 
> these applications will have an unexpected response.
> The reason behind this is that the return value of function
> that parses portmask is stored in a variable whose datatype is 
> unsigned int, hence returning -1 in case of zero or
> invalid portmask causes an unexpected behaviour. 
> If we return 0 instead of -1 this issue can be resolved.
> The program already contains the functionality to print
> "invalid portmask" and program usage if zero is returned.
> Signed-off-by: Sarosh Arif <>
> ---

Checked a number of the examples and all seem to behave similarly to
described. This looks a good fix.

Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-07-21 16:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-11 12:36 Sarosh Arif
2020-07-11 10:00 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-21 16:07 ` Bruce Richardson [this message]
2020-07-30 21:08   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Thomas Monjalon

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