[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] devargs: remove deprecated functions

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Mon Oct 1 19:10:49 CEST 2018

01/10/2018 13:24, Andrew Rybchenko:
> On 9/28/18 7:21 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > rte_eal_parse_devargs_str() does not support parsing the bus name
> > at the start of devargs. So it has been renamed and deprecated.
> >
> > rte_eal_devargs_add(), rte_eal_devargs_type_count() and
> > rte_eal_devargs_dump() were declared deprecated and had their
> > implementation body renamed.
> >
> > All these functions were deprecated in release 18.05.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko at solarflare.com>
> I would say that it is more fair to say that changes related to
> rte_eal_devargs_add(), rte_eal_devargs_type_count() and
> rte_eal_devargs_dump() fixes b65ecf19 since the changeset
> simply removes these functions. May be the ideal solution
> is to add changeset which adds these deprecated functions
> and simply calls replacement and remove in the next changeset.
> But it is too many efforts for nothing, so good to go as is.

Yes, not worth the effort.

> Should it be mentioned in release notes (API removal)?

Yes, you're right, will add a note in v4.

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