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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org, Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>
Cc: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	Elad Nachman <eladv6@gmail.com>, Igor Ryzhov <iryzhov@nfware.com>,
	Dan Gora <dg@adax.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2 2/2] doc: announce KNI deprecation
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 12:08:39 +0000
Message-ID: <20211123120839.1740537-2-ferruh.yigit@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211123120839.1740537-1-ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

Announce the KNI kernel module move to out of dpdk repo and announce
long term plan to deprecate the KNI.

Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
Cc: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: Elad Nachman <eladv6@gmail.com>
Cc: Igor Ryzhov <iryzhov@nfware.com>
Cc: Dan Gora <dg@adax.com>

Dates are not discussed before, the patch aims to trigger a discussion
for the dates.
 doc/guides/prog_guide/kernel_nic_interface.rst | 2 ++
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst           | 6 ++++++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/prog_guide/kernel_nic_interface.rst b/doc/guides/prog_guide/kernel_nic_interface.rst
index 70e92687d711..276014fe28bb 100644
--- a/doc/guides/prog_guide/kernel_nic_interface.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/prog_guide/kernel_nic_interface.rst
@@ -7,6 +7,8 @@ Kernel NIC Interface
 .. Note::
+   KNI kernel module will be moved from main git repository to `dpdk-kmods <https://git.dpdk.org/dpdk-kmods/>`_ repository.
+   There is a long term plan to deprecate the KNI. See :doc:`../rel_notes/deprecation`
    :ref:`virtio_user_as_exceptional_path` alternative is the preferred way for
    interfacing with the Linux network stack as it is an in-kernel solution and
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 6d087c64ef28..62fd991e4eb4 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -48,6 +48,12 @@ Deprecation Notices
   in the header will not be considered as ABI anymore. This change is inspired
   by the RFC https://patchwork.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=17176.
+* kni: KNI kernel module will be moved to `dpdk-kmods <https://git.dpdk.org/dpdk-kmods/>`_
+  repository by the `DPDK technical board decision
+  <https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2021-January/197077.html>`_, on v22.11.
+* kni: will be depreciated, will remove all kni lib, kernel module and example code
+  on v23.11.
 * lib: will fix extending some enum/define breaking the ABI. There are multiple
   samples in DPDK that enum/define terminated with a ``.*MAX.*`` value which is
   used by iterators, and arrays holding these values are sized with this

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-23 12:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-23 17:31 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: note KNI alternatives and deprecation plan Ferruh Yigit
2021-06-23 18:33 ` Stephen Hemminger
2021-06-24  8:19   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-07-30 12:48 ` Olivier Matz
2021-11-23 10:21   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-08-20 12:58 ` David Marchand
2021-11-23 10:42   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-23 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] doc: note KNI alternatives Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-23 12:08   ` Ferruh Yigit [this message]
2021-11-24 14:00     ` [PATCH v2 2/2] doc: announce KNI deprecation Thomas Monjalon
2021-11-24 13:58   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] doc: note KNI alternatives Thomas Monjalon
2021-11-24 14:19     ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-24 17:16 ` [PATCH v3 " Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-24 17:16   ` [PATCH v3 2/2] doc: announce KNI deprecation Ferruh Yigit
2021-12-01 16:31   ` [PATCH v3 1/2] doc: note KNI alternatives Morten Brørup

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