[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce API and ABI changes for librte_eal
ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Fri Nov 11 14:05:11 CET 2016
On 11/10/2016 3:51 PM, David Marchand wrote:
> 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>
Acked-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
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