[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce removal of old port count function

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Tue Aug 6 15:31:35 CEST 2019


The function rte_eth_dev_count() was marked as deprecated in DPDK 18.05
in commit d9a42a69febf ("ethdev: deprecate port count function").
It is planned to be removed after the next LTS release.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>
Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com>
---
v2: move notice near other ethdev one
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 37b8592b6..3f0fb3ab6 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -51,6 +51,11 @@ Deprecation Notices
   structure would be made internal (or removed if all dependencies are cleared)
   in future releases.
 
+* ethdev: The function ``rte_eth_dev_count`` will be removed in DPDK 20.02.
+  It is replaced by the function ``rte_eth_dev_count_avail``.
+  If the intent is to iterate over ports, ``RTE_ETH_FOREACH_*`` macros
+  are better port iterators.
+
 * ethdev: the legacy filter API, including
   ``rte_eth_dev_filter_supported()``, ``rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl()`` as well
   as filter types MACVLAN, ETHERTYPE, FLEXIBLE, SYN, NTUPLE, TUNNEL, FDIR,
-- 
2.21.0



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