[20.05,11/15] replace hot attributes
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Message ID 20200210162032.1177478-12-thomas@monjalon.net
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: David Marchand
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  • clean-up use of __attribute__
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Thomas Monjalon Feb. 10, 2020, 4:20 p.m. UTC
The new macro __rte_hot, for compiler hinting,
is now used where appropriate for consistency.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
---
 drivers/common/cpt/cpt_common.h               |  4 --
 drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode.h                |  2 +-
 drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode_asym.h           |  4 +-
 drivers/common/dpaax/dpaax_iova_table.h       |  2 +-
 drivers/common/octeontx2/otx2_common.h        |  5 --
 drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/dpaa2_sec_dpseci.c   |  2 +-
 drivers/crypto/octeontx/otx_cryptodev_ops.c   | 18 ++++----
 drivers/crypto/octeontx2/otx2_cryptodev_ops.c |  8 ++--
 drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.c         | 16 +++----
 drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.h         |  4 --
 drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker.c         | 28 +++++------
 drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker_dual.c    | 28 +++++------
 drivers/mempool/octeontx2/otx2_mempool_ops.c  |  6 +--
 drivers/net/dpaa2/dpaa2_rxtx.c                | 24 +++++-----
 drivers/net/enetc/enetc_rxtx.c                |  2 +-
 drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.c          |  4 +-
 drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.h          |  4 --
 drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_rx.c               |  6 +--
 drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_tx.c               |  6 +--
 drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.c             | 46 +++++++++----------
 drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.h             |  8 +---
 lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h    |  5 ++
 22 files changed, 108 insertions(+), 124 deletions(-)

Patch
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diff --git a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_common.h b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_common.h
index dff45f0fe9..56bfea4953 100644
--- a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_common.h
+++ b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_common.h
@@ -31,10 +31,6 @@ 
 #define ROUNDUP16(val)	(((val) + 15) & 0xfffffff0)
 #endif
 
-#ifndef __hot
-#define __hot __attribute__((hot))
-#endif
-
 #define MOD_INC(i, l)   ((i) == (l - 1) ? (i) = 0 : (i)++)
 
 struct cpt_qp_meta_info {
diff --git a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode.h b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode.h
index c310ea7cb4..0d3a01b37a 100644
--- a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode.h
+++ b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode.h
@@ -2455,7 +2455,7 @@  cpt_fc_dec_hmac_prep(uint32_t flags,
 	return prep_req;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline void *__hot
+static __rte_always_inline void *__rte_hot
 cpt_fc_enc_hmac_prep(uint32_t flags, uint64_t d_offs, uint64_t d_lens,
 		     fc_params_t *fc_params, void *op)
 {
diff --git a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode_asym.h b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode_asym.h
index a67efb361c..5d1c7b5f02 100644
--- a/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode_asym.h
+++ b/drivers/common/cpt/cpt_ucode_asym.h
@@ -464,7 +464,7 @@  cpt_rsa_crt_prep(struct asym_op_params *rsa_params,
 	cpt_fill_req_comp_addr(req, caddr);
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 cpt_enqueue_rsa_op(struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 	       struct asym_op_params *params,
 	       struct cpt_asym_sess_misc *sess)
@@ -811,7 +811,7 @@  cpt_ecdsa_verify_prep(struct rte_crypto_ecdsa_op_param *ecdsa,
 	cpt_fill_req_comp_addr(req, caddr);
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 cpt_enqueue_ecdsa_op(struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 		     struct asym_op_params *params,
 		     struct cpt_asym_sess_misc *sess,
diff --git a/drivers/common/dpaax/dpaax_iova_table.h b/drivers/common/dpaax/dpaax_iova_table.h
index fef97f6dde..fc3b9e7a8f 100644
--- a/drivers/common/dpaax/dpaax_iova_table.h
+++ b/drivers/common/dpaax/dpaax_iova_table.h
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@  void dpaax_iova_table_depopulate(void);
 int dpaax_iova_table_update(phys_addr_t paddr, void *vaddr, size_t length);
 void dpaax_iova_table_dump(void);
 
-static inline void *dpaax_iova_table_get_va(phys_addr_t paddr) __attribute__((hot));
+static inline void *dpaax_iova_table_get_va(phys_addr_t paddr) __rte_hot;
 
 static inline void *
 dpaax_iova_table_get_va(phys_addr_t paddr) {
diff --git a/drivers/common/octeontx2/otx2_common.h b/drivers/common/octeontx2/otx2_common.h
index bf5ea86b3a..e62cdea076 100644
--- a/drivers/common/octeontx2/otx2_common.h
+++ b/drivers/common/octeontx2/otx2_common.h
@@ -49,11 +49,6 @@ 
 	 (~0ULL >> (BITS_PER_LONG_LONG - 1 - (h))))
 #endif
 
-/* Compiler attributes */
-#ifndef __hot
-#define __hot   __attribute__((hot))
-#endif
-
 /* Intra device related functions */
 struct otx2_npa_lf;
 struct otx2_idev_cfg {
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/dpaa2_sec_dpseci.c b/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/dpaa2_sec_dpseci.c
index 9727378fcf..9e1b84dfab 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/dpaa2_sec_dpseci.c
+++ b/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/dpaa2_sec_dpseci.c
@@ -3539,7 +3539,7 @@  void dpaa2_sec_stats_reset(struct rte_cryptodev *dev)
 	}
 }
 
-static void __attribute__((hot))
+static void __rte_hot
 dpaa2_sec_process_parallel_event(struct qbman_swp *swp,
 				 const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 				 const struct qbman_result *dq,
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/octeontx/otx_cryptodev_ops.c b/drivers/crypto/octeontx/otx_cryptodev_ops.c
index d7f3d08272..44c8267388 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/octeontx/otx_cryptodev_ops.c
+++ b/drivers/crypto/octeontx/otx_cryptodev_ops.c
@@ -358,7 +358,7 @@  otx_cpt_asym_session_clear(struct rte_cryptodev *dev,
 	rte_mempool_put(sess_mp, priv);
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int32_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int32_t __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_request_enqueue(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 			struct pending_queue *pqueue,
 			void *req)
@@ -391,7 +391,7 @@  otx_cpt_request_enqueue(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_enq_single_asym(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 			struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 			struct pending_queue *pqueue)
@@ -471,7 +471,7 @@  otx_cpt_enq_single_asym(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_enq_single_sym(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 		       struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 		       struct pending_queue *pqueue)
@@ -513,7 +513,7 @@  otx_cpt_enq_single_sym(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_enq_single_sym_sessless(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 				struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 				struct pending_queue *pqueue)
@@ -573,7 +573,7 @@  otx_cpt_enq_single_sym_sessless(struct cpt_instance *instance,
 #define OP_TYPE_SYM		0
 #define OP_TYPE_ASYM		1
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_enq_single(struct cpt_instance *inst,
 		   struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 		   struct pending_queue *pqueue,
@@ -598,7 +598,7 @@  otx_cpt_enq_single(struct cpt_instance *inst,
 	return -ENOTSUP;
 }
 
-static  __rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+static  __rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_pkt_enqueue(void *qptr, struct rte_crypto_op **ops, uint16_t nb_ops,
 		    const uint8_t op_type)
 {
@@ -724,7 +724,7 @@  otx_cpt_asym_dequeue_ecpm_op(struct rte_crypto_ecpm_op_param *ecpm,
 	ecpm->r.y.length = prime_len;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline void __hot
+static __rte_always_inline void __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_asym_post_process(struct rte_crypto_op *cop,
 			  struct cpt_request_info *req)
 {
@@ -756,7 +756,7 @@  otx_cpt_asym_post_process(struct rte_crypto_op *cop,
 	}
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline void __hot
+static __rte_always_inline void __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_dequeue_post_process(struct rte_crypto_op *cop, uintptr_t *rsp,
 			     const uint8_t op_type)
 {
@@ -782,7 +782,7 @@  otx_cpt_dequeue_post_process(struct rte_crypto_op *cop, uintptr_t *rsp,
 	return;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx_cpt_pkt_dequeue(void *qptr, struct rte_crypto_op **ops, uint16_t nb_ops,
 		    const uint8_t op_type)
 {
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/otx2_cryptodev_ops.c b/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/otx2_cryptodev_ops.c
index 7eebb49636..a6f80c1fcc 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/otx2_cryptodev_ops.c
+++ b/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/otx2_cryptodev_ops.c
@@ -395,7 +395,7 @@  sym_session_clear(int driver_id, struct rte_cryptodev_sym_session *sess)
 	rte_mempool_put(pool, priv);
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int32_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int32_t __rte_hot
 otx2_cpt_enqueue_req(const struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp,
 		     struct pending_queue *pend_q,
 		     struct cpt_request_info *req)
@@ -443,7 +443,7 @@  otx2_cpt_enqueue_req(const struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int32_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int32_t __rte_hot
 otx2_cpt_enqueue_asym(struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp,
 		      struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 		      struct pending_queue *pend_q)
@@ -526,7 +526,7 @@  otx2_cpt_enqueue_asym(struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp,
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx2_cpt_enqueue_sym(struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp, struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 		     struct pending_queue *pend_q)
 {
@@ -569,7 +569,7 @@  otx2_cpt_enqueue_sym(struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp, struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline int __hot
+static __rte_always_inline int __rte_hot
 otx2_cpt_enqueue_sym_sessless(struct otx2_cpt_qp *qp, struct rte_crypto_op *op,
 			      struct pending_queue *pend_q)
 {
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.c b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.c
index d940b5dd65..a60c4fc50f 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.c
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.c
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@  ssows_release_event(struct ssows *ws)
 		ssows_swtag_untag(ws);
 }
 
-__rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+__rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_deq(void *port, struct rte_event *ev, uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 {
 	struct ssows *ws = port;
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@  ssows_deq(void *port, struct rte_event *ev, uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 	}
 }
 
-__rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+__rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_deq_timeout(void *port, struct rte_event *ev, uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 {
 	struct ssows *ws = port;
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@  ssows_deq_timeout(void *port, struct rte_event *ev, uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 	return ret;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_deq_burst(void *port, struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events,
 		uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 {
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@  ssows_deq_burst(void *port, struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events,
 	return ssows_deq(port, ev, timeout_ticks);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_deq_timeout_burst(void *port, struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events,
 			uint64_t timeout_ticks)
 {
@@ -143,7 +143,7 @@  ssows_deq_timeout_burst(void *port, struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events,
 	return ssows_deq_timeout(port, ev, timeout_ticks);
 }
 
-__rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+__rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 {
 	struct ssows *ws = port;
@@ -166,14 +166,14 @@  ssows_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 	return ret;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_enq_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events)
 {
 	RTE_SET_USED(nb_events);
 	return ssows_enq(port, ev);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events)
 {
 	uint16_t i;
@@ -186,7 +186,7 @@  ssows_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events)
 	return nb_events;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 ssows_enq_fwd_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[], uint16_t nb_events)
 {
 	struct ssows *ws = port;
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.h b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.h
index c4f886d63a..009b9c18a5 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.h
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx/ssovf_worker.h
@@ -17,10 +17,6 @@  enum {
 	SSO_SYNC_EMPTY
 };
 
-#ifndef __hot
-#define __hot	__attribute__((hot))
-#endif
-
 /* SSO Operations */
 
 static __rte_always_inline struct rte_mbuf *
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker.c b/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker.c
index 8bec59e066..88bac391c7 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker.c
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker.c
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_release_event(struct otx2_ssogws *ws)
 }
 
 #define R(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 			uint64_t timeout_ticks)				\
 {									\
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 	return otx2_ssogws_get_work(ws, ev, flags, ws->lookup_mem);	\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 			      uint16_t nb_events,			\
 			      uint64_t timeout_ticks)			\
@@ -109,7 +109,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 	return otx2_ssogws_deq_ ##name(port, ev, timeout_ticks);	\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 				uint64_t timeout_ticks)			\
 {									\
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 	return ret;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],\
 				      uint16_t nb_events,		\
 				      uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],\
 	return otx2_ssogws_deq_timeout_ ##name(port, ev, timeout_ticks);\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 			    uint64_t timeout_ticks)			\
 {									\
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 				    ws->lookup_mem);			\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 				  uint16_t nb_events,			\
 				  uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 	return otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_ ##name(port, ev, timeout_ticks);	\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 				    uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
 {									\
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 	return ret;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 					  struct rte_event ev[],	\
 					  uint16_t nb_events,		\
@@ -208,7 +208,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_deq_seg_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 SSO_RX_ADPTR_ENQ_FASTPATH_FUNC
 #undef R
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 {
 	struct otx2_ssogws *ws = port;
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 	return 1;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_enq_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 		      uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_enq_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 	return otx2_ssogws_enq(port, ev);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 			  uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -255,7 +255,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 	return nb_events;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_enq_fwd_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 			  uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -268,7 +268,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_enq_fwd_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 }
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_tx_adptr_enq_ ## name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 				  uint16_t nb_events)			\
 {									\
@@ -282,7 +282,7 @@  SSO_TX_ADPTR_ENQ_FASTPATH_FUNC
 #undef T
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_tx_adptr_enq_seg_ ## name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],\
 				      uint16_t nb_events)		\
 {									\
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker_dual.c b/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker_dual.c
index 3cba09caff..3d55d921be 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker_dual.c
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx2/otx2_worker_dual.c
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_forward_event(struct otx2_ssogws_dual *ws,
 	}
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_dual_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 {
 	struct otx2_ssogws_dual *ws = port;
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_enq(void *port, const struct rte_event *ev)
 	return 1;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 			   uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 	return otx2_ssogws_dual_enq(port, ev);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 			       uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_new_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 	return nb_events;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_fwd_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 			       uint16_t nb_events)
 {
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_enq_fwd_burst(void *port, const struct rte_event ev[],
 }
 
 #define R(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 			     uint64_t timeout_ticks)			\
 {									\
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,		\
 	return gw;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 				   uint16_t nb_events,			\
 				   uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
@@ -176,7 +176,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_burst_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event ev[],	\
 	return otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_ ##name(port, ev, timeout_ticks);	\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 				     uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
 {									\
@@ -208,7 +208,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_timeout_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 	return gw;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 					   struct rte_event ev[],	\
 					   uint16_t nb_events,		\
@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 						    timeout_ticks);	\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 				 uint64_t timeout_ticks)		\
 {									\
@@ -245,7 +245,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_ ##name(void *port, struct rte_event *ev,	\
 	return gw;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 				       struct rte_event ev[],		\
 				       uint16_t nb_events,		\
@@ -257,7 +257,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_burst_ ##name(void *port,			\
 						timeout_ticks);		\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_timeout_ ##name(void *port,			\
 					 struct rte_event *ev,		\
 					 uint64_t timeout_ticks)	\
@@ -292,7 +292,7 @@  otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_timeout_ ##name(void *port,			\
 	return gw;							\
 }									\
 									\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_deq_seg_timeout_burst_ ##name(void *port,		\
 					       struct rte_event ev[],	\
 					       uint16_t nb_events,	\
@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@  SSO_RX_ADPTR_ENQ_FASTPATH_FUNC
 #undef R
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_tx_adptr_enq_ ## name(void *port,			\
 				       struct rte_event ev[],		\
 				       uint16_t nb_events)		\
@@ -325,7 +325,7 @@  SSO_TX_ADPTR_ENQ_FASTPATH_FUNC
 #undef T
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-uint16_t __hot								\
+uint16_t __rte_hot								\
 otx2_ssogws_dual_tx_adptr_enq_seg_ ## name(void *port,			\
 					   struct rte_event ev[],	\
 					   uint16_t nb_events)		\
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/otx2_mempool_ops.c b/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/otx2_mempool_ops.c
index ea4b1c45d2..5f7814df8b 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/otx2_mempool_ops.c
+++ b/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/otx2_mempool_ops.c
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ 
 
 #include "otx2_mempool.h"
 
-static int __hot
+static int __rte_hot
 otx2_npa_enq(struct rte_mempool *mp, void * const *obj_table, unsigned int n)
 {
 	unsigned int index; const uint64_t aura_handle = mp->pool_id;
@@ -281,7 +281,7 @@  otx2_npa_clear_alloc(struct rte_mempool *mp, void **obj_table, unsigned int n)
 	}
 }
 
-static __rte_noinline int __hot
+static __rte_noinline int __rte_hot
 otx2_npa_deq_arm64(struct rte_mempool *mp, void **obj_table, unsigned int n)
 {
 	const int64_t wdata = npa_lf_aura_handle_to_aura(mp->pool_id);
@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@  otx2_npa_deq_arm64(struct rte_mempool *mp, void **obj_table, unsigned int n)
 
 #else
 
-static inline int __hot
+static inline int __rte_hot
 otx2_npa_deq(struct rte_mempool *mp, void **obj_table, unsigned int n)
 {
 	const int64_t wdata = npa_lf_aura_handle_to_aura(mp->pool_id);
diff --git a/drivers/net/dpaa2/dpaa2_rxtx.c b/drivers/net/dpaa2/dpaa2_rxtx.c
index 4159096155..703f0549ad 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dpaa2/dpaa2_rxtx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/dpaa2/dpaa2_rxtx.c
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ 
 #include "dpaa2_ethdev.h"
 #include "base/dpaa2_hw_dpni_annot.h"
 
-static inline uint32_t __attribute__((hot))
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_slow(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 			struct dpaa2_annot_hdr *annotation);
 
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@  static void enable_tx_tstamp(struct qbman_fd *fd) __rte_unused;
 	DPAA2_RESET_FD_FLC(_fd);		\
 } while (0)
 
-static inline void __attribute__((hot))
+static inline void __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_new(struct rte_mbuf *m, const struct qbman_fd *fd)
 {
 	struct dpaa2_annot_hdr *annotation;
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_new(struct rte_mbuf *m, const struct qbman_fd *fd)
 		frc, m->packet_type, m->ol_flags);
 }
 
-static inline uint32_t __attribute__((hot))
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_slow(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 			struct dpaa2_annot_hdr *annotation)
 {
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_slow(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 	return pkt_type;
 }
 
-static inline uint32_t __attribute__((hot))
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_rx_parse(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf, void *hw_annot_addr)
 {
 	struct dpaa2_annot_hdr *annotation =
@@ -259,7 +259,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_rx_parse(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf, void *hw_annot_addr)
 	return dpaa2_dev_rx_parse_slow(mbuf, annotation);
 }
 
-static inline struct rte_mbuf *__attribute__((hot))
+static inline struct rte_mbuf *__rte_hot
 eth_sg_fd_to_mbuf(const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 		  int port_id)
 {
@@ -320,7 +320,7 @@  eth_sg_fd_to_mbuf(const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 	return (void *)first_seg;
 }
 
-static inline struct rte_mbuf *__attribute__((hot))
+static inline struct rte_mbuf *__rte_hot
 eth_fd_to_mbuf(const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 	       int port_id)
 {
@@ -363,7 +363,7 @@  eth_fd_to_mbuf(const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 	return mbuf;
 }
 
-static int __rte_noinline __attribute__((hot))
+static int __rte_noinline __rte_hot
 eth_mbuf_to_sg_fd(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 		  struct qbman_fd *fd, uint16_t bpid)
 {
@@ -434,7 +434,7 @@  static void
 eth_mbuf_to_fd(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 	       struct qbman_fd *fd, uint16_t bpid) __rte_unused;
 
-static void __rte_noinline __attribute__((hot))
+static void __rte_noinline __rte_hot
 eth_mbuf_to_fd(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 	       struct qbman_fd *fd, uint16_t bpid)
 {
@@ -463,7 +463,7 @@  eth_mbuf_to_fd(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 	}
 }
 
-static inline int __attribute__((hot))
+static inline int __rte_hot
 eth_copy_mbuf_to_fd(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
 		    struct qbman_fd *fd, uint16_t bpid)
 {
@@ -664,7 +664,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_prefetch_rx(void *queue, struct rte_mbuf **bufs, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 	return num_rx;
 }
 
-void __attribute__((hot))
+void __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_process_parallel_event(struct qbman_swp *swp,
 				 const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 				 const struct qbman_result *dq,
@@ -687,7 +687,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_process_parallel_event(struct qbman_swp *swp,
 	qbman_swp_dqrr_consume(swp, dq);
 }
 
-void __attribute__((hot))
+void __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_process_atomic_event(struct qbman_swp *swp __rte_unused,
 			       const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 			       const struct qbman_result *dq,
@@ -716,7 +716,7 @@  dpaa2_dev_process_atomic_event(struct qbman_swp *swp __rte_unused,
 	DPAA2_PER_LCORE_DQRR_MBUF(dqrr_index) = ev->mbuf;
 }
 
-void __attribute__((hot))
+void __rte_hot
 dpaa2_dev_process_ordered_event(struct qbman_swp *swp,
 				const struct qbman_fd *fd,
 				const struct qbman_result *dq,
diff --git a/drivers/net/enetc/enetc_rxtx.c b/drivers/net/enetc/enetc_rxtx.c
index 81b0ef3b14..e8f0cd8cc8 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enetc/enetc_rxtx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/enetc/enetc_rxtx.c
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@  static inline void enetc_slow_parsing(struct rte_mbuf *m,
 }
 
 
-static inline void __attribute__((hot))
+static inline void __rte_hot
 enetc_dev_rx_parse(struct rte_mbuf *m, uint16_t parse_results)
 {
 	ENETC_PMD_DP_DEBUG("parse summary = 0x%x   ", parse_results);
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.c b/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.c
index 1e201f3228..4a65b340b0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.c
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ 
 #include "octeontx_rxtx.h"
 #include "octeontx_logs.h"
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 octeontx_xmit_pkts(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
 	int count;
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@  octeontx_xmit_pkts(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 	return count; /* return number of pkts transmitted */
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 octeontx_recv_pkts(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
 	struct octeontx_rxq *rxq;
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.h b/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.h
index d0d73b3046..062c991506 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.h
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx/octeontx_rxtx.h
@@ -7,10 +7,6 @@ 
 
 #include <rte_ethdev_driver.h>
 
-#ifndef __hot
-#define __hot	__attribute__((hot))
-#endif
-
 /* Packet type table */
 #define PTYPE_SIZE	OCCTX_PKI_LTYPE_LAST
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_rx.c b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_rx.c
index 47641c7572..ac40704b6e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_rx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_rx.c
@@ -331,14 +331,14 @@  nix_recv_pkts_vector(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 #endif
 
 #define R(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, flags)			       \
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					       \
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					       \
 otx2_nix_recv_pkts_ ## name(void *rx_queue,				       \
 			struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	       \
 {									       \
 	return nix_recv_pkts(rx_queue, rx_pkts, pkts, (flags));		       \
 }									       \
 									       \
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					       \
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					       \
 otx2_nix_recv_pkts_mseg_ ## name(void *rx_queue,			       \
 			struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	       \
 {									       \
@@ -346,7 +346,7 @@  otx2_nix_recv_pkts_mseg_ ## name(void *rx_queue,			       \
 			     (flags) | NIX_RX_MULTI_SEG_F);		       \
 }									       \
 									       \
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					       \
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					       \
 otx2_nix_recv_pkts_vec_ ## name(void *rx_queue,				       \
 			struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	       \
 {									       \
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_tx.c b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_tx.c
index 4f2036cb45..1af6fa649a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_tx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx2/otx2_tx.c
@@ -947,7 +947,7 @@  nix_xmit_pkts_vector(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts,
 #endif
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					\
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					\
 otx2_nix_xmit_pkts_ ## name(void *tx_queue,				\
 			struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	\
 {									\
@@ -964,7 +964,7 @@  NIX_TX_FASTPATH_MODES
 #undef T
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					\
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					\
 otx2_nix_xmit_pkts_mseg_ ## name(void *tx_queue,			\
 			struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	\
 {									\
@@ -982,7 +982,7 @@  NIX_TX_FASTPATH_MODES
 #undef T
 
 #define T(name, f6, f5, f4, f3, f2, f1, f0, sz, flags)			\
-static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__hot					\
+static uint16_t __rte_noinline	__rte_hot					\
 otx2_nix_xmit_pkts_vec_ ## name(void *tx_queue,				\
 			struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t pkts)	\
 {									\
diff --git a/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.c b/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.c
index 90a6098675..d0ea95f1d1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.c
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ 
 #include "nicvf_rxtx.h"
 #include "nicvf_logs.h"
 
-static inline void __hot
+static inline void __rte_hot
 fill_sq_desc_header(union sq_entry_t *entry, struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 {
 	/* Local variable sqe to avoid read from sq desc memory*/
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@  fill_sq_desc_header(union sq_entry_t *entry, struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 	entry->buff[0] = sqe.buff[0];
 }
 
-static inline void __hot
+static inline void __rte_hot
 fill_sq_desc_header_zero_w1(union sq_entry_t *entry,
 				struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 {
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@  fill_sq_desc_header_zero_w1(union sq_entry_t *entry,
 	entry->buff[1] = 0ULL;
 }
 
-void __hot
+void __rte_hot
 nicvf_single_pool_free_xmited_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 {
 	int j = 0;
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@  nicvf_single_pool_free_xmited_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 	NICVF_TX_ASSERT(sq->xmit_bufs >= 0);
 }
 
-void __hot
+void __rte_hot
 nicvf_multi_pool_free_xmited_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 {
 	uint32_t n = 0;
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@  nicvf_multi_pool_free_xmited_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 	NICVF_TX_ASSERT(sq->xmit_bufs >= 0);
 }
 
-static inline uint32_t __hot
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_free_tx_desc(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 {
 	return ((sq->head - sq->tail - 1) & sq->qlen_mask);
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@  nicvf_free_tx_desc(struct nicvf_txq *sq)
 /* Send Header + Packet */
 #define TX_DESC_PER_PKT 2
 
-static inline uint32_t __hot
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_free_xmitted_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts,
 			    uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@  nicvf_free_xmitted_buffers(struct nicvf_txq *sq, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts,
 	return free_desc;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_xmit_pkts(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
 	int i;
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@  nicvf_xmit_pkts(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 	return i;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_xmit_pkts_multiseg(void *tx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **tx_pkts,
 			 uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -333,13 +333,13 @@  static const uint32_t ptype_table[16][16] __rte_cache_aligned = {
 	[L3_OTHER][L4_NVGRE] = RTE_PTYPE_TUNNEL_NVGRE,
 };
 
-static inline uint32_t __hot
+static inline uint32_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_rx_classify_pkt(cqe_rx_word0_t cqe_rx_w0)
 {
 	return ptype_table[cqe_rx_w0.l3_type][cqe_rx_w0.l4_type];
 }
 
-static inline uint64_t __hot
+static inline uint64_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_set_olflags(const cqe_rx_word0_t cqe_rx_w0)
 {
 	static const uint64_t flag_table[3] __rte_cache_aligned = {
@@ -353,7 +353,7 @@  nicvf_set_olflags(const cqe_rx_word0_t cqe_rx_w0)
 	return flag_table[idx];
 }
 
-static inline int __hot
+static inline int __rte_hot
 nicvf_fill_rbdr(struct nicvf_rxq *rxq, int to_fill)
 {
 	int i;
@@ -392,7 +392,7 @@  nicvf_fill_rbdr(struct nicvf_rxq *rxq, int to_fill)
 	return to_fill;
 }
 
-static inline int32_t __hot
+static inline int32_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_rx_pkts_to_process(struct nicvf_rxq *rxq, uint16_t nb_pkts,
 			 int32_t available_space)
 {
@@ -403,7 +403,7 @@  nicvf_rx_pkts_to_process(struct nicvf_rxq *rxq, uint16_t nb_pkts,
 	return RTE_MIN(nb_pkts, available_space);
 }
 
-static inline void __hot
+static inline void __rte_hot
 nicvf_rx_offload(cqe_rx_word0_t cqe_rx_w0, cqe_rx_word2_t cqe_rx_w2,
 		 struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 {
@@ -484,7 +484,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts,
 	return to_process;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_no_offload(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -492,7 +492,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_no_offload(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_NONE);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_cksum(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -500,7 +500,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_cksum(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_CKSUM);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -508,7 +508,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_NONE | NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_STRIP);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_cksum_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -516,7 +516,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_cksum_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_CKSUM | NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_STRIP);
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_process_cq_mseg_entry(struct cqe_rx_t *cqe_rx,
 			uint64_t mbuf_phys_off,
 			struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkt, uint8_t rbptr_offset,
@@ -572,7 +572,7 @@  nicvf_process_cq_mseg_entry(struct cqe_rx_t *cqe_rx,
 	return nb_segs;
 }
 
-static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __hot
+static __rte_always_inline uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			 uint16_t nb_pkts, const uint32_t flag)
 {
@@ -616,7 +616,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 	return to_process;
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_no_offload(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -624,7 +624,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_no_offload(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_NONE);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_cksum(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -632,7 +632,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_cksum(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_CKSUM);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 		uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
@@ -640,7 +640,7 @@  nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue, struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts,
 			NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_NONE | NICVF_RX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_STRIP);
 }
 
-uint16_t __hot
+uint16_t __rte_hot
 nicvf_recv_pkts_multiseg_cksum_vlan_strip(void *rx_queue,
 		struct rte_mbuf **rx_pkts, uint16_t nb_pkts)
 {
diff --git a/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.h b/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.h
index a39808cb6b..1f274b2954 100644
--- a/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.h
+++ b/drivers/net/thunderx/nicvf_rxtx.h
@@ -14,10 +14,6 @@ 
 
 #define NICVF_TX_OFFLOAD_MASK (PKT_TX_IP_CKSUM | PKT_TX_L4_MASK)
 
-#ifndef __hot
-#define __hot	__attribute__((hot))
-#endif
-
 #if RTE_BYTE_ORDER == RTE_BIG_ENDIAN
 static inline uint16_t __attribute__((const))
 nicvf_frag_num(uint16_t i)
@@ -25,7 +21,7 @@  nicvf_frag_num(uint16_t i)
 	return (i & ~3) + 3 - (i & 3);
 }
 
-static inline void __hot
+static inline void __rte_hot
 fill_sq_desc_gather(union sq_entry_t *entry, struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 {
 	/* Local variable sqe to avoid read from sq desc memory*/
@@ -50,7 +46,7 @@  nicvf_frag_num(uint16_t i)
 	return i;
 }
 
-static inline void __hot
+static inline void __rte_hot
 fill_sq_desc_gather(union sq_entry_t *entry, struct rte_mbuf *pkt)
 {
 	entry->buff[0] = (uint64_t)SQ_DESC_TYPE_GATHER << 60 |
diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
index 1bd627fa9e..ea526d408b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
@@ -162,6 +162,11 @@  static void __attribute__((destructor(RTE_PRIO(prio)), used)) func(void)
  */
 #define __rte_noinline __attribute__((noinline))
 
+/**
+ * Hint function in the hot path
+ */
+#define __rte_hot __attribute__((hot))
+
 /*********** Macros for pointer arithmetic ********/
 
 /**