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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
Cc: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>,
	Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/3] ethdev: improve flow mark Rx offload deprecation notice
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:01:23 +0100
Message-ID: <3628380.zSPWDRPf13@xps> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1574165536-2586-3-git-send-email-arybchenko@solarflare.com>

19/11/2019 13:12, Andrew Rybchenko:
> The deprecation notice is required since it adds more requirements
> when RTE flow mark and flag actions may be used and require
> changes in applications.

I am still not sure what is the best solution here.
I continued to think about it in this thread:
	http://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2019-November/151960.html

I think we cannot require any application change until 20.11
in order to keep API (and behaviour) compatibility.
If something would be implemented in 20.02,
it must be a new and optional API.
That's why I think no deprecation notice is required.

[...]
> +* ethdev: New offload flag ``DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_FLOW_MARK`` will be added in 20.02.
> +  This will provide application an information if ``RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_MARK``
> +  or ``RTE_FLOW_ACTION_TYPE_FLAG`` is supported and, what is more important,
> +  allow an application to let PMD know that it would like to use these
> +  features.
> +  PMD may use the information to choose optimal datapath implementation and
> +  configure HW appropriately to optimize performance and/or resources usage.




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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-19 12:05 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] ethdev: remove deprecation notice for packet type set Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 12:05 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] ethdev: remove deprecation notice about RSS hash offload Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 12:05 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] ethdev: improve flow mark Rx offload deprecation notice Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 12:12 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] ethdev: remove deprecation notice for packet type set Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 12:12   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/3] ethdev: remove deprecation notice about RSS hash offload Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 15:04     ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-11-25 16:38       ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-11-19 12:12   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/3] ethdev: improve flow mark Rx offload deprecation notice Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-21 22:01     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2019-11-22 10:12       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-22 11:15         ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-22 11:53           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-22 13:32             ` Jerin Jacob
2019-11-22 18:58             ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-23  9:42               ` Jerin Jacob
2019-11-23 18:12                 ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-25 10:44                   ` Jerin Jacob
2019-11-25 11:39                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-12-02  4:21                       ` Jerin Jacob
2019-12-02  9:15                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-12-02 11:09                           ` Jerin Jacob
2019-12-02 11:57                             ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-12-05  8:12                               ` Jerin Jacob
2019-12-09  9:17                                 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-12-16  7:38                                   ` Jerin Jacob
2019-12-16 10:02                                     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-11-19 15:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] ethdev: remove deprecation notice for packet type set Ferruh Yigit
2019-11-25 16:38     ` Ferruh Yigit

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