[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] config: disable RTE_NEXT_ABI by default
thomas at monjalon.net
Thu Oct 4 17:55:34 CEST 2018
04/10/2018 17:28, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 10/4/2018 4:10 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 04/10/2018 17:48, Ferruh Yigit:
> >> Enabling RTE_NEXT_ABI means to enable APIs that break the ABI for
> >> the current release and these APIs are targeted for further release.
> > It seems nobody is using it in last releases.
> >> RTE_NEXT_ABI shouldn't be enabled by default.
> > The reason for having it enabled by default is that when you build DPDK
> > yourself, you probably want the latest features.
> > If packaged properly for stability, it is easy to disable it in
> > the package recipe.
> My concern was (if this has been used), user may get unstable APIs and without
> explicitly being aware of it.
I am OK with both defaults (enabled or disabled).
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