[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 3/3] doc: ethdev ABI change deprecation notice

Konstantin Ananyev konstantin.ananyev at intel.com
Fri Dec 1 15:48:02 CET 2017

Signed-off-by: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev at intel.com>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 13e85432f..038b55fd5 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -8,6 +8,11 @@ API and ABI deprecation notices are to be posted here.
 Deprecation Notices
+* ethdev: an ABI changes for ``rte_ethdev`` are planned in v18.05.
+  The size and layout of struct rte_eth_dev will change.
+  Mainly to accommodate queue specific RX/TX function pointers, plus
+  reorganize RX/TX callback related information.
 * eal: several API and ABI changes are planned for ``rte_devargs`` in v18.02.
   The format of device command line parameters will change. The bus will need
   to be explicitly stated in the device declaration. The enum ``rte_devtype``

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