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Date:   Tue, 27 Sep 2022 00:20:13 +0000
To:     Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] xdp: Adjust xdp_frame layout to avoid using


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Fri, 23 Sep 2022 14:48:00 +0200 you wrote:
> Practical experience (and advice from Alexei) tell us that bitfields in
> structs lead to un-optimized assemply code. I've verified this change
> does lead to better x86_64 assemply, both via objdump and playing with
> code snippets in
> Using scripts/bloat-o-meter shows the code size is reduced with 24
> bytes for xdp_convert_buff_to_frame() that gets inlined e.g. in
> i40e_xmit_xdp_tx_ring() which were used for microbenchmarking.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next] xdp: Adjust xdp_frame layout to avoid using bitfields

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