[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce API and ABI changes for librte_eal

Pattan, Reshma reshma.pattan at intel.com
Fri Nov 11 16:02:04 CET 2016



> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Ferruh Yigit
> Sent: Friday, November 11, 2016 1:05 PM
> To: David Marchand <david.marchand at 6wind.com>; Shreyansh Jain
> <shreyansh.jain at nxp.com>
> Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>; dev at dpdk.org; Thomas
> Monjalon <thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com>
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce API and ABI changes for
> librte_eal
> 
> 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``.
> >> --
> >> 2.7.4
> >>
> >
> > Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand at 6wind.com>
> 
> Acked-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>

Acked-by: Reshma Pattan <reshma.pattan at intel.com>



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