[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] doc: announce removal of kni functions using port id

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Aug 17 00:51:28 CEST 2015

These functions are marked as deprecated for a long time:
	fbf895d44cfe ("kni: identify device by name")
As suggested in this patch, it should be removed:

Suggested-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index a9a12c6..2424c61 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -58,6 +58,9 @@ Deprecation Notices
   the tunnel type, TNI/VNI, inner MAC and inner VLAN are monitored.
   The release 2.2 will contain these changes without backwards compatibility.
+* librte_kni: Functions based on port id are deprecated for a long time and
+  should be removed (rte_kni_create, rte_kni_get_port_id and rte_kni_info_get).
 * ABI changes are planned for struct virtio_net in order to support vhost-user
   multiple queues feature.
   It should be integrated in release 2.2 without backward compatibility.

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