[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] pci: Add the class_id support in pci probe

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Wed Jan 13 12:55:03 CET 2016


On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 09:12:14AM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:53:26 +0800
> Ziye Yang <ziye.yang at intel.com> wrote:
> 
> > This patch is used to add the class_id support
> > for pci_probe since some devices need the class_info
> > (class_code, subclass_code, programming_interface)
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Ziye Yang <ziye.yang at intel.com>
> 
> Since rte_pci is exposed to application this breaks the ABI.

But applications are not going to be defining rte_pci_ids values internally, are
they? That is for drivers to use. Is this really an ABI breakage for applications that we
need to be concerned about?

/Bruce


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