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metrics: return error code on initialization failures

Message ID 20220929093829.10218-1-bruce.richardson@intel.com (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: David Marchand
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Series metrics: return error code on initialization failures | expand

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Bruce Richardson Sept. 29, 2022, 9:38 a.m. UTC
DPDK libraries should never call rte_exit on failure, so change the
function return type of rte_metrics_init to "int" to allow returning an
error code to the application rather than exiting the whole app on init
failure.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst |  3 ---
 lib/metrics/rte_metrics.c            | 12 +++++++-----
 lib/metrics/rte_metrics.h            |  8 +++++++-
 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

Comments

Morten Brørup Sept. 29, 2022, 11:16 a.m. UTC | #1
> From: Bruce Richardson [mailto:bruce.richardson@intel.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 29 September 2022 11.38
> 
> DPDK libraries should never call rte_exit on failure, so change the
> function return type of rte_metrics_init to "int" to allow returning an
> error code to the application rather than exiting the whole app on init
> failure.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
> ---

Plain and simple is always good. :-)

Acked-by: Morten Brørup <mb@smartsharesystems.com>
David Marchand Oct. 3, 2022, 7:17 a.m. UTC | #2
On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 1:16 PM Morten Brørup <mb@smartsharesystems.com> wrote:
> > DPDK libraries should never call rte_exit on failure, so change the
> > function return type of rte_metrics_init to "int" to allow returning an
> > error code to the application rather than exiting the whole app on init
> > failure.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
> Acked-by: Morten Brørup <mb@smartsharesystems.com>

Lgtm too.

Added a note in the RN and applied.
Thanks Bruce.
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index db261d33f7..688b8c2606 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -175,8 +175,5 @@  Deprecation Notices
   ``rte_event_vector::elem_offset`` gives the number of valid elements left
   to process from the ``rte_event_vector::elem_offset``.
 
-* metrics: The function ``rte_metrics_init`` will have a non-void return
-  in order to notify errors instead of calling ``rte_exit``.
-
 * raw/dpaa2_cmdif: The ``dpaa2_cmdif`` rawdev driver will be deprecated
   in DPDK 22.11, as it is no longer in use, no active user known.
diff --git a/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.c b/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.c
index 6adcda501c..0ccdbabc04 100644
--- a/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.c
+++ b/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.c
@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@ 
 #include <stdlib.h>
 #include <string.h>
 
+#include <rte_errno.h>
 #include <rte_common.h>
 #include <rte_string_fns.h>
 #include <rte_metrics.h>
@@ -54,28 +55,29 @@  struct rte_metrics_data_s {
 	rte_spinlock_t lock;
 };
 
-void
+int
 rte_metrics_init(int socket_id)
 {
 	struct rte_metrics_data_s *stats;
 	const struct rte_memzone *memzone;
 
 	if (metrics_initialized)
-		return;
+		return 0;
 	if (rte_eal_process_type() != RTE_PROC_PRIMARY)
-		return;
+		return -E_RTE_SECONDARY;
 
 	memzone = rte_memzone_lookup(RTE_METRICS_MEMZONE_NAME);
 	if (memzone != NULL)
-		return;
+		return -EEXIST;
 	memzone = rte_memzone_reserve(RTE_METRICS_MEMZONE_NAME,
 		sizeof(struct rte_metrics_data_s), socket_id, 0);
 	if (memzone == NULL)
-		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Unable to allocate stats memzone\n");
+		return -ENOMEM;
 	stats = memzone->addr;
 	memset(stats, 0, sizeof(struct rte_metrics_data_s));
 	rte_spinlock_init(&stats->lock);
 	metrics_initialized = 1;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 int
diff --git a/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.h b/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.h
index c2815a252c..5c33af9999 100644
--- a/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.h
+++ b/lib/metrics/rte_metrics.h
@@ -79,8 +79,14 @@  struct rte_metric_value {
  *
  * @param socket_id
  *   Socket to use for shared memory allocation.
+ * @return
+ *   0 on success
+ *   Negative error code (from rte_errno.h) on error:
+ *     -EEXIST - a memzone for metrics already exists but metrics is not initialized
+ *     -ENOMEM - cannot allocate metrics memzone
+ *     -E_RTE_SECONDARY - function called from secondary process
  */
-void rte_metrics_init(int socket_id);
+int rte_metrics_init(int socket_id);
 
 /**
  * Deinitialize metric module. This function must be called from