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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org, matan@nvidia.com, asafp@nvidia.com,
	shys@nvidia.com, "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@microsoft.com>,
	Madhan Sivakumar <madhans@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] MAINTAINERS remove experimental tag from vdev_netvsc
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 00:41:55 +0200
Message-ID: <15404332.k47CZtomYU@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200915074705.2fa9cb4a@hermes.lan>

15/09/2020 16:47, Stephen Hemminger:
> Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com> wrote:
> > On 9/15/2020 3:03 AM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > > Vdev_netvsc has been around for several years. It no longer needs
> > > to be marked experimental.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
> > > ---
> > > -Microsoft vdev_netvsc - EXPERIMENTAL
> > > +Microsoft vdev_netvsc
> > >  M: Matan Azrad <matan@mellanox.com>
> > >  F: drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/
> > >  F: doc/guides/nics/vdev_netvsc.rst
> > 
> > As far as I remember 'vdev_netvsc' was interim solution until 'netvsc'
> > was ready. In this patchset 'netvsc' is also becoming mature.
> > 
> > Wouldn't be easier to keep 'vdev_netvsc' experimental to be able to
> > remove it soon?
> 
> Let me discuss with Long Li and management.
> Maybe replace EXPERIMENTAL with DEPRECATED in 20.11.

Would be strange to switch from experimental to deprecated :)

+Cc Matan

I think you still need this platform driver (with failsafe and tap)
in case you need rte_flow. Or is it well supported with netvsc PMD?



  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-05 22:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-15  2:03 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] MAINTAINERS changes related to netvsc Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-15  2:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] MAINTAINERS remove experimental tag from vdev_netvsc Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-15  9:42   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-15 14:47     ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-10-05 22:41       ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-11-27 14:01         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-28 17:40         ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-15  2:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] MAINTAINERS - drop Kys and Haiyang Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-15  2:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] MAINTAINERS - remove expermental tag of netvsd PMD Stephen Hemminger
2020-11-27 14:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] MAINTAINERS changes related to netvsc Thomas Monjalon

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