[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2] build: disable armv8 crypto extension

Yongseok Koh yskoh at mellanox.com
Mon May 6 23:46:50 CEST 2019


> On May 3, 2019, at 10:50 AM, Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com> wrote:
> 
>> I think this change might have an impact on the existing users. Does this
>> change need to be documented somewhere (at least in the release notes)?
> 
> Practically, there would be no impact. Even if user's app makes use of crypto
> instructions, the build config of the app should have the flag.

On IRC, I could see you concerned about the case where user app derives build
flags from DPDK like apps under the examples directory. Yes, that's a valid
concern.

Thomas/Jerin, where could be the best spot to document it? Just release note?
I think release note would be fine.



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