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

Ananyev, Konstantin konstantin.ananyev at intel.com
Tue Aug 6 15:39:21 CEST 2019



> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Monjalon
> Sent: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:32 PM
> To: dev at dpdk.org
> Cc: David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com>
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce removal of old port count function
> 
> 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,
> --

Acked-by: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev at intel.com>

> 2.21.0



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