[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: add deprecation notice on timer lib cleanup
david.marchand at redhat.com
Thu May 9 09:05:56 CEST 2019
On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 3:11 AM Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
> On Wed, 8 May 2019 17:48:06 -0500
> Erik Gabriel Carrillo <erik.g.carrillo at intel.com> wrote:
> > Due to an upcoming fix to allow the timer library to safely free its
> > allocations during the finalize() call, an ABI change will be
> > required. A new lock will be added to the rte_mem_config structure,
> > which will be used by the timer library to synchronize init/finalize
> > calls among multiple processes.
> >  http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/53334/
> > Signed-off-by: Erik Gabriel Carrillo <erik.g.carrillo at intel.com>
> > ---
> > doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 4 ++++
> > 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> > diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > index b47c8c2..7551383 100644
> > --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > @@ -31,6 +31,10 @@ Deprecation Notices
> > + ``rte_eal_devargs_type_count``
> > +* eal: the ``rte_mem_config`` struct will change to include a new lock
> > + will allow the timer subsystem to safely release its allocations at
> > + time. This will result in an ABI break.
> > +
> > * vfio: removal of ``rte_vfio_dma_map`` and ``rte_vfio_dma_unmap`` APIs
> > have been replaced with ``rte_dev_dma_map`` and ``rte_dev_dma_unmap``
> > functions. The due date for the removal targets DPDK 20.02.
> Please go to the effort of making rte_mem_config not part of the visible
> Then change it.
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