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From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: "Eads, Gage" <gage.eads@intel.com>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"david.marchand@redhat.com" <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	"nhorman@tuxdriver.com" <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	"phil.yang@arm.com" <phil.yang@arm.com>,
	"honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com" <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>,
	"olivier.matz@6wind.com" <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] stack: remove experimental tag from API
Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 15:33:02 +0100
Message-ID: <20200528143302.GA924@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <SN6PR11MB257480596F04D1F8203C478EF68E0@SN6PR11MB2574.namprd11.prod.outlook.com>

On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 02:18:32PM +0000, Eads, Gage wrote:
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:11 AM
> > To: Eads, Gage <gage.eads@intel.com>; Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>
> > Cc: dev@dpdk.org; david.marchand@redhat.com; nhorman@tuxdriver.com;
> > phil.yang@arm.com; honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com;
> > olivier.matz@6wind.com
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH] stack: remove experimental tag from API
> > 
> > 28/05/2020 07:46, Ray Kinsella:
> > > Hi Gage,
> > >
> > > Do you have any idea.
> > > If the change from experimental to stable symbol is likely to break anyone's
> > application?
> > > (are folks actively using the api with shared libraries)
> 
> Good question. I don't have a good sense of the active users, so I'd rather play it safe.
> 
> > >
> > > If so, you _may_ consider offering a temporary alias to experimental until the
> > v21 is declared at 20.11.
> > > This is entirely at your discretion, see
> > > https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/contributing/abi_versioning.html (4.3.1.4)
> > 
> > Or we can wait 20.11.
> > 
> 
> That works. I have no urgency to get this into 20.08 in particular.
> 
> > Anyway I think it deserves a comment in the release notes (API section).
> >  
> 
> Ok, if there are no objections then I'll re-submit this patchset in a few months and include a release notes comment.
> 
Or just resubmit with a 20.11 tag on it, and then mark it as "deferred" in
patchwork, so it pops up automatically for disposition again at the end of
the 20.08 cycle?

/Bruce

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-28 14:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-28  1:04 Gage Eads
2020-05-28  5:46 ` Ray Kinsella
2020-05-28  8:10   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-28  8:22     ` Ray Kinsella
2020-05-28 14:18     ` Eads, Gage
2020-05-28 14:33       ` Bruce Richardson [this message]
2020-05-28 15:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [20.11] [PATCH v2] " Gage Eads
2020-05-28 15:29   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-09-30 18:49   ` David Marchand
2020-09-30 21:39 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Gage Eads
2020-10-05  9:07   ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-05  9:53     ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-10-05 12:57   ` David Marchand

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