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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">p4c-xdp is also not production-ready.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">It really provides a superset of the capabilities of the p4c-ebpf back-end, but there are relatively few tests, and the more complicated P4 programs trigger bugs
 or limitations in the llvm BPF back-end and with the BPF verifier.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Mihai<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> P4-dev [mailto:p4-dev-bounces@lists.p4.org]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Chris Sommers<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Friday, June 16, 2017 3:23 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> Antonin Bas <antonin@barefootnetworks.com><br>
<b>Cc:</b> P4-dev@lists.p4.org<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: [P4-dev] Is there any x86 native target for P4 in the works?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Thank Antonin! I was aware off the first two; the vmware one was the rumor I was chasing.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> Antonin Bas [<a href="mailto:antonin@barefootnetworks.com">mailto:antonin@barefootnetworks.com</a>]
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<b>Sent:</b> Friday, June 16, 2017 3:14 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> Chris Sommers <<a href="mailto:CSommers@ixiacom.com">CSommers@ixiacom.com</a>><br>
<b>Cc:</b> <a href="mailto:P4-dev@lists.p4.org">P4-dev@lists.p4.org</a><br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: [P4-dev] Is there any x86 native target for P4 in the works?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">I should also have mentioned the vmware ebpf project, p4c-xdp: <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com_-3Furl-3Dhttps-253A-252F-252Fgithub.com-252Fvmware-252Fp4c-2Dxdp-26data-3D02-257C01-257CCSommers-2540ixiacom.com-257C29db474a8a2544edc92408d4b5050437-257C069fd614e3f843728e18cd06724a9b23-257C0-257C0-257C636332480528856809-26sdata-3DA-252Bx2u5u7zcPQSk5m1yqZlYWdFkHcMiHDTFcJgbUlxjg-253D-26reserved-3D0&d=DwMGaQ&c=uilaK90D4TOVoH58JNXRgQ&r=tGW6TKXajnoXSyy1S1P4DHGPe8sj54GGvw-b21n7aWg&m=uvdvyxk6Htd3fx3_cW7BWSF0ejSGThZHaBRvsBbOZRE&s=HEXe8Ehv0VBe6v4TRtvBwAT1chTd7TkPAFUBRDudvdQ&e=">https://github.com/vmware/p4c-xdp</a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">This project offers more features that the ebpf backend on p4lang.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 PM, Antonin Bas <<a href="mailto:antonin@barefootnetworks.com" target="_blank">antonin@barefootnetworks.com</a>> wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">I am aware of 2 projects that might qualify, but I am not sure if either of them can be considered of production quality at this stage:<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">- PISCES, a P4-programmable version of OVS: <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com_-3Furl-3Dhttp-253A-252F-252Fpisces.cs.princeton.edu-252F-26data-3D02-257C01-257CCSommers-2540ixiacom.com-257C29db474a8a2544edc92408d4b5050437-257C069fd614e3f843728e18cd06724a9b23-257C0-257C0-257C636332480528856809-26sdata-3DjQM9KDc7lNAohGluv2iOZQocKs7UcJ0p6tvnwzK6mNk-253D-26reserved-3D0&d=DwMGaQ&c=uilaK90D4TOVoH58JNXRgQ&r=tGW6TKXajnoXSyy1S1P4DHGPe8sj54GGvw-b21n7aWg&m=uvdvyxk6Htd3fx3_cW7BWSF0ejSGThZHaBRvsBbOZRE&s=7XW_GLsT2sbRFBYeOZVOjf2hRByemoJ5lb0tcfraD8Q&e=" target="_blank">
http://pisces.cs.princeton.edu/</a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">- P4@ELTE, a project which generates C code which interfaces with DPDK: <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com_-3Furl-3Dhttps-253A-252F-252Fgithub.com-252FP4ELTE-252Ft4p4s-26data-3D02-257C01-257CCSommers-2540ixiacom.com-257C29db474a8a2544edc92408d4b5050437-257C069fd614e3f843728e18cd06724a9b23-257C0-257C0-257C636332480528856809-26sdata-3DOArWn8L9YV-252FlKjI3QY8H-252FiQu5YkzYWcfS8Rc6dCqZso-253D-26reserved-3D0&d=DwMGaQ&c=uilaK90D4TOVoH58JNXRgQ&r=tGW6TKXajnoXSyy1S1P4DHGPe8sj54GGvw-b21n7aWg&m=uvdvyxk6Htd3fx3_cW7BWSF0ejSGThZHaBRvsBbOZRE&s=33z7QPk10gfYS-fBgUSKMBhmkjQjTmfuWwiWSJBRFDc&e=" target="_blank">https://github.com/P4ELTE/t4p4s</a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">I would recommend that you get in touch with the developers for these projects.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Chris Sommers <<a href="mailto:CSommers@ixiacom.com" target="_blank">CSommers@ixiacom.com</a>> wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">I was wondering if anybody knows of an x86 target for P4 which might be forthcoming? Something which runs at “production” packet rates, suitable for deployment in a VNF or docker
 container, etc.? This could be either a more complete eBPF target or something else. Thanks.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<a href="tel:(530)%20679-0145" target="_blank">530.679.0145</a><br>
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