[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/5] doc: update release note

Fan Zhang roy.fan.zhang at intel.com
Wed Oct 24 14:49:05 CEST 2018


This patch updates the release note to annouce the changes made
to softnic PMD.

Signed-off-by: Fan Zhang <roy.fan.zhang at intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
index 2467d04e2..afd67cb36 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
@@ -171,6 +171,12 @@ New Features
   this application doesn't need to launch dedicated worker threads for vhost
   enqueue/dequeue operations.
 
+* **Added Crypto support to Softnic PMD
+
+  The Softnic is now capable of processing symmetric crypto workloads such
+  as cipher, cipher-authentication chaining, and aead encryption and
+  decryption. This is achieved by calling DPDK Cryptodev APIs.
+
 
 API Changes
 -----------
-- 
2.13.6



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