[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/*/base: allow experimental APIs in base of avf and qede

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Thu Oct 4 17:23:04 CEST 2018

On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 06:10:12PM +0300, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> On 04.10.2018 17:51, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> > On 10/4/2018 2:18 PM, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> >> This functionality was missed while adding new drivers to
> >> the meson build.
> > 
> > Is there any call from base code to experimental APIs? What do you think adding
> > this when we need it, since I have feeling that this may not be needed.
> The patch itself does not enable the experimental APIs, it only
> adds the ability to enable them in the future. It's actually
> pretty hard for the person that not much familiar with meson to
> find out why your code provides deprecation warnings. I spent
> few hours trying to make it work but failed. After that Bruce found
> that 'base' code parts ignores 'allow_experimental_apis' flag and
> prepared the patch. Thank you, Bruce!
> This patch possibly will save a few hours for someone like me, who
> will try to enable experimental APIs for avf and qede drivers.
> And I already need avf part for my patch set with nanosleep
> based delay:
> 	http://patches.dpdk.org/cover/46088/
+1, I think it should be added, as it basically just is allowing
passthrough of the flag to the base drivers.


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