[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: add cryptodev xform deprecation notice
akhil.goyal at nxp.com
Fri Mar 29 16:59:42 CET 2019
On 3/29/2019 9:19 PM, Akhil Goyal wrote:
> On 3/29/2019 7:45 PM, Akhil Goyal wrote:
>> On 3/29/2019 7:29 PM, Akhil Goyal wrote:
>>> On 3/22/2019 10:04 PM, Fan Zhang wrote:
>>>> 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``.
>>> Acked-by: Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal at nxp.com>
>> delegated to master.
>> should be applied along with
> Applied to dpdk-next-crypto
This patch is proposing that there will be change in the xform
structure(API breakage) and the change is happening in the same release.
I suppose this is not allowed.
@Thomas: Could you please suggest if the deprecation notice should be
added in this release and the changes in the next release?
As of now not taking this patch and the proposed changes in the drivers
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