[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce lcore_config symbol removal

David Marchand david.marchand at redhat.com
Thu Aug 8 11:31:29 CEST 2019

New accessors have been introduced to provide the hidden information.
This symbol can now be kept internal.

Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com>
Acked-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>
Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj at marvell.com>
Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko at solarflare.com>
Changelog since v1:
- added acks,
- fixed little typo,

 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 70fef52..ee15ab6 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -23,6 +23,10 @@ Deprecation Notices
 * eal: The function ``rte_eal_remote_launch`` will return new error codes
   after read or write error on the pipe, instead of calling ``rte_panic``.
+* eal: The ``lcore_config`` struct and global symbol will be made private to
+  remove it from the externally visible ABI and allow it to be updated in the
+  future.
 * eal: both declaring and identifying devices will be streamlined in v18.11.
   New functions will appear to query a specific port from buses, classes of
   device and device drivers. Device declaration will be made coherent with the

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