[v6,03/19] vhost: clarify reply-ack in case a reply was already sent
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Message ID 20181011092432.22275-4-maxime.coquelin@redhat.com
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Maxime Coquelin
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ci/Intel-compilation success Compilation OK

Commit Message

Maxime Coquelin Oct. 11, 2018, 9:24 a.m. UTC
For messages that require a reply, a second ack should not be
sent when reply-ack protocol feature is negotiated, even if
the corresponding flag is set in the message.

The code is compliant with the spec but it isn't clear it is,
so this patch adds a comment to make it explicit.

Suggested-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets@samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets@samsung.com>
Reviewed-by: Tiwei Bie <tiwei.bie@intel.com>
 lib/librte_vhost/vhost_user.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/lib/librte_vhost/vhost_user.c b/lib/librte_vhost/vhost_user.c
index 09a90a20b..a7729990d 100644
--- a/lib/librte_vhost/vhost_user.c
+++ b/lib/librte_vhost/vhost_user.c
@@ -1783,6 +1783,11 @@  vhost_user_msg_handler(int vid, int fd)
 	if (unlock_required)
+	/*
+	 * If the request required a reply that was already sent,
+	 * this optional reply-ack won't be sent as the
+	 * VHOST_USER_NEED_REPLY was cleared in send_vhost_reply().
+	 */
 	if (msg.flags & VHOST_USER_NEED_REPLY) {
 		msg.payload.u64 = ret == VH_RESULT_ERR;
 		msg.size = sizeof(msg.payload.u64);