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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal@nxp.com>,
	"nicolas.chautru@intel.com" <nicolas.chautru@intel.com>,
	Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"ferruh.yigit@intel.com" <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	"trix@redhat.com" <trix@redhat.com>,
	bluca@debian.org, ktraynor@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] baseband: fix drivers API
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:09:35 +0200
Message-ID: <2443257.4GMkhuKzMg@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <718b12e7-3d96-478e-71cb-4c6a5acfcaf8@redhat.com>

07/10/2020 10:22, Maxime Coquelin:
> Hi Akhil,
> 
> Adding Thomas as he pulls your tree.
> 
> On 10/6/20 9:42 PM, Akhil Goyal wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> The series prefixes drivers APIs with rte_<drv_name>_ in
> >> order to avoid namespace pollution.
> >>
> >> These APIs are experimental, so no need to follow the
> >> deprecation process.
> >>
> > Added Fixes commit in patch description.
> 
> Thanks for applying it to your tree.
> 
> I did not add Fixes tag and Cc'ed stable@dpdk.org on purpose,
> because I thought it is was not a good idea to backport API changes,
> even if this is experimental it might be annoying for the user.
> 
> Thomas, do you confirm?

Absolutely: API must not change in a stable branch.

If an API is changed, it must be in the release notes.
But stable branches are not allowed to update such sections
of the release notes.



  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-07 10:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-02  8:59 Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-02  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] baseband/fpga_5gnr_fec: fix API naming Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-03 15:26   ` Tom Rix
2020-10-05  7:11     ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-05  7:28       ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-02  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] baseband/fpga_lte_fec: " Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-03 15:31   ` Tom Rix
2020-10-06 19:42 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] baseband: fix drivers API Akhil Goyal
2020-10-07  8:22   ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-07 10:09     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-10-07 10:12       ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-07 10:29         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-07 10:52           ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-07 11:06             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-07 11:07               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-07 12:05                 ` Akhil Goyal
2020-10-07 12:19                   ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-10-07 11:09               ` Maxime Coquelin

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