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[v7,3/8] eventdev: introduce event vector Tx capability

Message ID 20210325171057.6699-4-pbhagavatula@marvell.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Jerin Jacob
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Series Introduce event vectorization | expand


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ci/checkpatch success coding style OK

Commit Message

Pavan Nikhilesh Bhagavatula March 25, 2021, 5:10 p.m. UTC
From: Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>

Introduce event vector transmit capability for event eth
tx adapter.

The capability indicates that the Tx adapter is capable of
transmitting event vectors.
When rte_event_vector::union_valid is set, the Tx adapter should
transmit all the packets to the rte_event_vector::port using the
If rte_event_vector::union_valid is not set then the Tx adapter
should peek into each mbuf to get the destination port and queue

Signed-off-by: Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>
Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
Acked-by: Jay Jayatheerthan <jay.jayatheerthan@intel.com>
 doc/guides/prog_guide/event_ethernet_tx_adapter.rst | 12 ++++++++++++
 lib/librte_eventdev/rte_eventdev.h                  |  8 +++++++-
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/doc/guides/prog_guide/event_ethernet_tx_adapter.rst b/doc/guides/prog_guide/event_ethernet_tx_adapter.rst
index a8c13e136..f80d22621 100644
--- a/doc/guides/prog_guide/event_ethernet_tx_adapter.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/prog_guide/event_ethernet_tx_adapter.rst
@@ -164,3 +164,15 @@  The  ``rte_event_eth_tx_adapter_stats_get()`` function reports counters defined
 in struct ``rte_event_eth_tx_adapter_stats``. The counter values are the sum of
 the counts from the eventdev PMD callback if the callback is supported, and
 the counts maintained by the service function, if one exists.
+Tx event vectorization
+The event device, ethernet device pairs which support the capability
+``RTE_EVENT_ETH_TX_ADAPTER_CAP_EVENT_VECTOR`` can process event vector of mbufs.
+Additionally, application can provide a hint to the Tx adapter that all the
+mbufs are destined to the same ethernet port and queue by setting the bit
+``rte_event_vector::attr_valid`` and filling `rte_event_vector::port`` and
+If ``rte_event_vector::attr_valid`` is not set then the Tx adapter should peek
+into each mbuf and transmit them to the requested ethernet port and queue pair.
diff --git a/lib/librte_eventdev/rte_eventdev.h b/lib/librte_eventdev/rte_eventdev.h
index 936c97cc2..5f1f544cc 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eventdev/rte_eventdev.h
+++ b/lib/librte_eventdev/rte_eventdev.h
@@ -927,11 +927,13 @@  struct rte_event_vector {
 	/**< Indicates that the below union attributes have valid information.
 	union {
-		/* Used by Rx adapter.
+		/* Used by Rx/Tx adapter.
 		 * Indicates that all the elements in this vector belong to the
 		 * same port and queue pair when originating from Rx adapter,
 		 * valid only when event type is ETHDEV_VECTOR or
+		 * Can also be used to indicate the Tx adapter the destination
+		 * port and queue of the mbufs in the vector
 		struct {
 			uint16_t port;
@@ -1296,6 +1298,10 @@  rte_event_crypto_adapter_caps_get(uint8_t dev_id, uint8_t cdev_id,
 /**< This flag is sent when the PMD supports a packet transmit callback
+/**< Indicates that the Tx adapter is capable of handling event vector of
+ * mbufs.
+ */
  * Retrieve the event device's eth Tx adapter capabilities