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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2023 16:59:49 -0400
From: Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com>
To: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org, anjali.singhai@...el.com, namrata.limaye@...el.com, 
	deb.chatterjee@...el.com, john.andy.fingerhut@...el.com, dan.daly@...el.com, 
	Vipin.Jain@....com, tom@...anda.io, mleitner@...hat.com, 
	Mahesh.Shirshyad@....com, tomasz.osinski@...el.com, jiri@...nulli.us, 
	xiyou.wangcong@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net, edumazet@...gle.com, 
	pabeni@...hat.com, vladbu@...dia.com, horms@...nel.org, khalidm@...dia.com, 
	toke@...hat.com, mattyk@...dia.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 net-next 00/18] Introducing P4TC

On Mon, Oct 16, 2023 at 4:38 PM Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Oct 16, 2023 at 4:15 PM Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 16 Oct 2023 05:35:31 -0400 Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
> > > Changes In RFC Version 7
> > > -------------------------
> > >
> > > 0) First time removing the RFC tag!
> > >
> > > 1) Removed XDP cookie. It turns out as was pointed out by Toke(Thanks!) - that
> > > using bpf links was sufficient to protect us from someone replacing or deleting
> > > a eBPF program after it has been bound to a netdev.
> > >
> > > 2) Add some reviewed-bys from Vlad.
> > >
> > > 3) Small bug fixes from v6 based on testing for ebpf.
> > >
> > > 4) Added the counter extern as a sample extern. Illustrating this example because
> > >    it is slightly complex since it is possible to invoke it directly from
> > >    the P4TC domain (in case of direct counters) or from eBPF (indirect counters).
> > >    It is not exactly the most efficient implementation (a reasonable counter impl
> > >    should be per-cpu).
> >
> > I think that I already shared my reservations about this series.
>
> And please please let's have a _technical_ discussion on reservations
> not hyperboles.
>
> > On top of that, please, please, please make sure that it builds cleanly
> > before posting.
> >
> > I took the shared infra 8 hours to munch thru this series, and it threw
> > out all sorts of warnings. 8 hours during which I could not handle any
> > PR or high-prio patch :( Not your fault that builds are slow, I guess,
> > but if you are throwing a huge series at the list for the what-ever'th
> > time, it'd be great if it at least built cleanly :(
>
> We absolutely dont want to add unnecessary work.
> Probably we may have missed the net-next tip? We'll pull the latest
> and retest with tip.
> Is there a link that we can look at on what the infra does so we can
> make sure it works per expectation next time?
> If you know what kind of warnings/issues so we can avoid it going forward?
> Note: We didnt see any and we built each patch separately on gcc 11,
> 12, 13 and clang 16.
> BTW: Lore does reorder the patches, but i am assuming cicd is smart
> enough to understand this?

Verified from downloading mbox.gz from lore that the tarball was
reordered. Dont know if it contributed - but now compiling patch by
patch on the latest net-next tip.

cheers,
jamal

> > --
> > pw-bot: cr

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