[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce ABI changes in filtering support
laura.stroe at intel.com
Wed Nov 2 16:12:27 CET 2016
After an internal review of ABI breakage announcements we found a way of achieving this with an ABI change.
From: Stroe, Laura
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2016 12:23 PM
To: dev at dpdk.org
Cc: Stroe, Laura <laura.stroe at intel.com>
Subject: [PATCH] doc: announce ABI changes in filtering support
From: Laura Stroe <laura.stroe at intel.com>
This patch adds a notice that the ABI for filter types functionality will be enhanced in the 17.02 release with new operation available to manipulate the tunnel filters:
replace filter types.
Signed-off-by: Laura Stroe <laura.stroe at intel.com>
doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 9 +++++++++
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 1a3831f..1cd1d2c 100644
@@ -57,3 +57,12 @@ Deprecation Notices
* API will change for ``rte_port_source_params`` and ``rte_port_sink_params``
structures. The member ``file_name`` data type will be changed from
``char *`` to ``const char *``. This change targets release 16.11.
+* In 17.02 ABI changes are planned: the ``rte_filter_op `` enum will be
+ with a new member RTE_ETH_FILTER_REPLACE in order to facilitate
+ the new operation - replacing the tunnel filters,
+ the ``rte_eth_tunnel_filter_conf`` structure will be extended with a
+ ``filter_type_replace`` handling the bitmask combination of the
+ defined by the values ETH_TUNNEL_FILTER_XX,
+ define new values for Outer VLAN and Outer Ethertype filters
+ ETH_TUNNEL_FILTER_OVLAN and ETH_TUNNEL_FILTER_OETH.
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