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From: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal@nxp.com>,
	 "nicolas.chautru@intel.com" <nicolas.chautru@intel.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, 7 Oct 2020 12:12:00 +0200
Message-ID: <3b075a8e-cf25-0dad-b638-88347adc6268@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2443257.4GMkhuKzMg@thomas>



On 10/7/20 12:09 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 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.

Ok, even for experimental APIs? I thought not.

> But stable branches are not allowed to update such sections
> of the release notes.
> 
> 


  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-07 10:12 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
2020-10-07 10:12       ` Maxime Coquelin [this message]
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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