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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: thomas@monjalon.net, grive@u256.net
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce kernel driver enum removal
Date: Tue,  4 Aug 2020 16:07:52 +0200
Message-ID: <20200804140752.8773-1-david.marchand@redhat.com> (raw)

rte_kernel_driver is only used by the PCI subsystem and has polluted
ethdev for no reason.
Hide it in the PCI bus driver.

Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 9f73297173..6e86963c39 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -81,6 +81,13 @@ Deprecation Notices
   With this removal, there won't be a need for the mentioned workaround which
   will be reverted.
+* pci: The ``rte_kernel_driver`` enum defined in rte_dev.h will be made private
+  to the PCI subsystem as it is used only by the PCI bus driver and PCI
+  drivers.
+  The associated field ``kdrv`` in the ethdev ``rte_eth_dev_data`` structure
+  will be removed as it gave no useful abstracted information to the
+  applications and had no user (neither internal nor external).
 * ethdev: Split the ``struct eth_dev_ops`` struct to hide it as much as possible
   will be done in 20.11.
   Currently the ``struct eth_dev_ops`` struct is accessible by the application

             reply	other threads:[~2020-08-04 14:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-04 14:07 David Marchand [this message]
2020-08-04 14:29 ` Bruce Richardson
2020-08-04 14:44   ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-08-05 23:16     ` Thomas Monjalon

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