[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] devtools: remove ethdev ABI exception
mdr at ashroe.eu
Tue Feb 2 09:49:27 CET 2021
On 01/02/2021 18:08, David Marchand wrote:
> Now that the ethernet driver dev_ops structure definition is not
> exported anymore, there is no need for an exception.
> abidiff will only consider structures defined in the installed headers
> (passed with --headers-dirX options).
> Fixes: df96fd0d7395 ("ethdev: make driver-only headers private")
> Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com>
> devtools/libabigail.abignore | 2 --
> 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/devtools/libabigail.abignore b/devtools/libabigail.abignore
> index ab5db240e7..6c0b38984e 100644
> --- a/devtools/libabigail.abignore
> +++ b/devtools/libabigail.abignore
> @@ -13,8 +13,6 @@
> name_regexp = _pmd_info$
> ; Explicit ignore for driver-only ABI
> - name = eth_dev_ops
> name_regexp = rte_vdev_(|un)register
eth_dev_ops structure are not exported, so there is no symbol that is actually
changing here. The type definition _only_ will be in DPDK 20.11 public headers,
but is removed in DPDK 21.02.
I find it a little strange that libabigail is baulking when the type is changed
(see 1fe3eef5e9b) but not when it is entirely removed?
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