[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 7/8] doc: update the release notes for the reserved flags
tiwei.bie at intel.com
Wed Jan 4 08:21:41 CET 2017
Add information about the flags reserved for PMD-specific API in
the release notes.
Signed-off-by: Tiwei Bie <tiwei.bie at intel.com>
Acked-by: Wenzhuo Lu <wenzhuo.lu at intel.com>
doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_02.rst | 12 ++++++++++++
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_02.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_02.rst
index 34dba45..af71f39 100644
@@ -58,6 +58,18 @@ New Features
MACsec offload support. The declarations of the APIs and the definitions
of the flags can be found in ``rte_pmd_ixgbe.h``.
+* **Reserved flags for PMD to implement the PMD-specific API.**
+ Following flags in mbuf and ethdev are reserved for PMD to define its
+ own flags when implementing the PMD-specific API.
+ * DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_RESERVED_0
+ * DEV_TX_OFFLOAD_RESERVED_0
+ * RTE_ETH_EVENT_RESERVED_0
+ * PKT_TX_RESERVED_0
+ You can refer to ``rte_pmd_ixgbe.h`` for an example.
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