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

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Oct 25 15:29:21 CEST 2018

On 10/4/2018 4:10 PM, 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/

Taking into account that there is already a need,

Reviewed-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>

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