Feature request: MLX5 DPDK flow item type RAW support

Current DPDK 21.11 flow API does not support RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_RAW for MLX5.

I need support of RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_RAW in DPDK flow API to enqueue some ingress packets by content to GPU with support of GPUDirect RDMA and other to CPU via distinct HW queues (RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_QUEUE).

For now RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_UDP and RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_IPV4 filtering and enqueueing with address and ports are supported.

Are there any plans to support RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_RAW for MLX5?


Agreed, this feature would be very helpful in many cases where more custom inspection is called for
(as well as more options for flow flex input/output links)
adding this comment to try to attract an answer :)

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