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* [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce deprecation of rte_mbuf_extbuf_free_callback_t
@ 2020-07-30 12:55 yang_y_yi
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From: yang_y_yi @ 2020-07-30 12:55 UTC (permalink / raw)
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  Cc: jiayu.hu, thomas, yangyi01, yang_y_yi, Ray Kinsella, Neil Horman,
	John McNamara, Marko Kovacevic

From: Yi Yang <yangyi01@inspur.com>

typedef rte_mbuf_extbuf_free_callback_t will be deprecated
in 20.08 release.

Signed-off-by: Yi Yang <yangyi01@inspur.com>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 99c9806..df60e06 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -135,6 +135,14 @@ Deprecation Notices
   will be removed in 20.11. It will be replaced with ``refcnt`` of type
+* rte_mbuf_ext_shared_info: typedef of ``free_cb`` member in structure
+  ``rte_mbuf_ext_shared_info`` ``rte_mbuf_extbuf_free_callback_t`` will be
+  changed to adapt to GSO case, new typedef will be
+  ``void (*rte_mbuf_extbuf_free_callback_t)(struct rte_mbuf *, void *)``,
+  it is impossible to free original owner mbuf of shinfo by ``free_cb`` and
+  keep compatible with non-GSO case at the same time without this change.
+  It will be deprecated in 20.08.
 * metrics: The function ``rte_metrics_init`` will have a non-void return
   in order to notify errors instead of calling ``rte_exit``.

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