[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: add cryptodev xform deprecation notice

Fan Zhang roy.fan.zhang at intel.com
Fri Mar 22 17:34:31 CET 2019

This patch adds the deprecation notice of changing Cryptodev
symmetric xform structure. The proposed change is to making
key pointers in the crypto xforms (cipher, auth, aead) to
indicate neither the library or the drivers will not change
the content of the key buffer.

Signed-off-by: Fan Zhang <roy.fan.zhang at intel.com>
- Removed target release.

- Added description.

 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 1b4fcb7e6..f35ac5b96 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -75,3 +75,7 @@ Deprecation Notices
 * crypto/aesni_mb: the minimum supported intel-ipsec-mb library version will be
   changed from 0.49.0 to 0.52.0.
+* cryptodev: the ``uint8_t *data`` member of ``key`` structure in the xforms
+  structure (``rte_crypto_cipher_xform``, ``rte_crypto_auth_xform``, and
+  ``rte_crypto_aead_xform``) will be changed to ``const uint8_t *data``.

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