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Date:   Mon, 9 Mar 2020 18:34:12 +0100
From:   Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
To:     Edward Cree <ecree@...arflare.com>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net, kuba@...nel.org,
        saeedm@...lanox.com, leon@...nel.org, michael.chan@...adcom.com,
        vishal@...lsio.com, jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com,
        idosch@...lanox.com, aelior@...vell.com, peppe.cavallaro@...com,
        alexandre.torgue@...com, jhs@...atatu.com,
        xiyou.wangcong@...il.com, pablo@...filter.org, mlxsw@...lanox.com
Subject: Re: [patch net-next v4 01/10] flow_offload: Introduce offload of HW
 stats type

Mon, Mar 09, 2020 at 05:52:16PM CET, ecree@...arflare.com wrote:
>On 07/03/2020 11:40, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> From: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
>>
>> Initially, pass "ANY" (struct is zeroed) to the drivers as that is the
>> current implicit value coming down to flow_offload. Add a bool
>> indicating that entries have mixed HW stats type.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
>> ---
>> v3->v4:
>> - fixed member alignment
>> v2->v3:
>> - moved to bitfield
>> - removed "mixed" bool
>> v1->v2:
>> - moved to actions
>> - add mixed bool
>> ---
>>  include/net/flow_offload.h | 3 +++
>>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/net/flow_offload.h b/include/net/flow_offload.h
>> index cd3510ac66b0..93d17f37e980 100644
>> --- a/include/net/flow_offload.h
>> +++ b/include/net/flow_offload.h
>> @@ -154,6 +154,8 @@ enum flow_action_mangle_base {
>>  	FLOW_ACT_MANGLE_HDR_TYPE_UDP,
>>  };
>>  
>> +#define FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_TYPE_ANY 0
>I'm not quite sure why switching to a bit fieldapproach means these
> haveto become #defines rather than enums...
>
>> +
>>  typedef void (*action_destr)(void *priv);
>>  
>>  struct flow_action_cookie {
>> @@ -168,6 +170,7 @@ void flow_action_cookie_destroy(struct flow_action_cookie *cookie);
>>  
>>  struct flow_action_entry {
>>  	enum flow_action_id		id;
>> +	u8				hw_stats_type;
>... causing this to become a u8with nothing obviously preventing
> a HW_STATS_TYPE bigger than 255 getting defined.

I don't follow.


>An enum type seems safer.

Well, it's is a bitfield, how do you envision to implement it. Have enum
value for every combination? I don't get it.


>
>-ed
>
>>  	action_destr			destructor;
>>  	void				*destructor_priv;
>>  	union {
>

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