[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update deprecation of ethdev offload API
shahafs at mellanox.com
Wed Oct 25 12:49:54 CEST 2017
Any comments on this patch? Is there any objection to deprecation in 18.05?
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:24 PM, Shahaf Shuler:
> Update deprecation notice for the new ethdev offloads API.
> Deprecation of the old offloads API is set to 18.05.
> Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs at mellanox.com>
> doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 14 ++++++++------
> 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> index 52058f580..deb546a67 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> @@ -41,12 +41,14 @@ Deprecation Notices
> PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED, that are better described. The old flags and
> their behavior will be kept until 17.08 and will be removed in 17.11.
> -* ethdev: Tx offloads will no longer be enabled by default in 17.11.
> - Instead, the ``rte_eth_txmode`` structure will be extended with
> - bit field to enable each Tx offload.
> - Besides of making the Rx/Tx configuration API more consistent for the
> - application, PMDs will be able to provide a better out of the box
> - As part of the work, ``ETH_TXQ_FLAGS_NO*`` will be superseded as well.
> +* ethdev: a new Tx and Rx offload API was introduced on 17.11.
> + In the new API, offloads are divided into per-port and per-queue offloads.
> + Offloads are disabled by default and enabled per application request.
> + The old offloads API is target to be deprecated on 18.05. This includes:
> + - removal of ``ETH_TXQ_FLAGS_NO*`` flags.
> + - removal of ``txq_flags`` field from ``rte_eth_txconf`` struct.
> + - removal of the offloads bit-field from ``rte_eth_rxmode`` struct.
> * ethdev: the legacy filter API, including
> ``rte_eth_dev_filter_supported()``, ``rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl()`` as well
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