[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce API and ABI changes for librte_eal
david.marchand at 6wind.com
Thu Nov 10 16:51:33 CET 2016
On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:17 PM, Shreyansh Jain <shreyansh.jain at nxp.com> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Shreyansh Jain <shreyansh.jain at nxp.com>
> doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 10 ++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> index 1a9e1ae..2af2476 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> @@ -35,3 +35,13 @@ Deprecation Notices
> * mempool: The functions for single/multi producer/consumer are deprecated
> and will be removed in 17.02.
> It is replaced by ``rte_mempool_generic_get/put`` functions.
> +* ABI/API changes are planned for 17.02: ``rte_device``, ``rte_driver`` will be
> + impacted because of introduction of a new ``rte_bus`` hierarchy. This would
> + also impact the way devices are identified by EAL. A bus-device-driver model
> + will be introduced providing a hierarchical view of devices.
> +* ``eth_driver`` is planned to be removed in 17.02. This currently serves as
> + a placeholder for PMDs to register themselves. Changes for ``rte_bus`` will
> + provide a way to handle device initialization currently being done in
> + ``eth_driver``.
Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand at 6wind.com>
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