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* Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05
  2020-05-25 19:11 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05 John McNamara
@ 2020-05-25 19:11 ` Mcnamara, John
  2020-05-25 21:39 ` Thomas Monjalon
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Mcnamara, John @ 2020-05-25 19:11 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dev; +Cc: thomas, ktraynor, Power, Ciara, Trahe, Fiona

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mcnamara, John <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
> Sent: Monday, May 25, 2020 8:12 PM
> To: dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: thomas@monjalon.net; ktraynor@redhat.com; Power, Ciara
> <ciara.power@intel.com>; Trahe, Fiona <fiona.trahe@intel.com>; Mcnamara,
> John <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
> Subject: [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05
> 
> Fix grammar, spelling and formatting of DPDK 20.05 release notes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
> ---
> 
> v2: * Addressed comments from mailing list.
>     * Tried to add a more coherent grouping to the crypto changes.

Sorry. Forgot to thread this.

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* [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05
@ 2020-05-25 19:11 John McNamara
  2020-05-25 19:11 ` Mcnamara, John
  2020-05-25 21:39 ` Thomas Monjalon
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: John McNamara @ 2020-05-25 19:11 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dev; +Cc: thomas, ktraynor, ciara.power, fiona.trahe, John McNamara

Fix grammar, spelling and formatting of DPDK 20.05 release notes.

Signed-off-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
---

v2: * Addressed comments from mailing list.
    * Tried to add a more coherent grouping to the crypto changes.


 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_05.rst | 274 ++++++++++++++++-----------------
 1 file changed, 129 insertions(+), 145 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_05.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_05.rst
index a61631e..3c6106b 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_05.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_05.rst
@@ -56,38 +56,38 @@ New Features
      Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
      =========================================================
 
-* **Added Trace Library and Tracepoints**
+* **Added Trace Library and Tracepoints.**
 
-  A native implementation of ``common trace format(CTF)`` based trace library
-  has been added to provide the ability to add tracepoints in
-  application/library to get runtime trace/debug information for control and
-  fast APIs with minimum impact on fast path performance.
-  Typical trace overhead is ~20 cycles and instrumentation overhead is 1 cycle.
-  Added tracepoints in ``EAL``, ``ethdev``, ``cryptodev``, ``eventdev`` and
-  ``mempool`` libraries for important functions.
+  Added a native implementation of the "common trace format" (CTF) based trace
+  library. This allows the user add tracepoints in an application/library to
+  get runtime trace/debug information for control, and fast APIs with minimum
+  impact on fast path performance. Typical trace overhead is ~20 cycles and
+  instrumentation overhead is 1 cycle.  Added tracepoints in ``EAL``,
+  ``ethdev``, ``cryptodev``, ``eventdev`` and ``mempool`` libraries for
+  important functions.
 
-* **Added APIs for RCU defer queue.**
+* **Added APIs for RCU defer queues.**
 
-  Added APIs to create and delete defer queue. Additional APIs are provided
+  Added APIs to create and delete defer queues. Additional APIs are provided
   to enqueue a deleted resource and reclaim the resource in the future.
-  These APIs help the application use lock-free data structures with
+  These APIs help an application use lock-free data structures with
   less effort.
 
 * **Added new API for rte_ring.**
 
-  * New synchronization modes for rte_ring.
+  * Introduced new synchronization modes for ``rte_ring``.
 
-  Introduced new optional MT synchronization modes for rte_ring:
-  Relaxed Tail Sync (RTS) mode and Head/Tail Sync (HTS) mode.
-  With these mode selected, rte_ring shows significant improvements for
-  average enqueue/dequeue times on overcommitted systems.
+    Introduced new optional MT synchronization modes for ``rte_ring``:
+    Relaxed Tail Sync (RTS) mode and Head/Tail Sync (HTS) mode.
+    With these modes selected, ``rte_ring`` shows significant improvements for
+    average enqueue/dequeue times on overcommitted systems.
 
-  * Added peek style API for rte_ring.
+  * Added peek style API for ``rte_ring``.
 
-  For rings with producer/consumer in RTE_RING_SYNC_ST, RTE_RING_SYNC_MT_HTS
-  mode, provide an ability to split enqueue/dequeue operation into two phases
-  (enqueue/dequeue start; enqueue/dequeue finish). That allows user to inspect
-  objects in the ring without removing them from it (aka MT safe peek).
+    For rings with producer/consumer in ``RTE_RING_SYNC_ST``, ``RTE_RING_SYNC_MT_HTS``
+    mode, provide the ability to split enqueue/dequeue operation into two phases
+    (enqueue/dequeue start and enqueue/dequeue finish). This allows the user to inspect
+    objects in the ring without removing them (aka MT safe peek).
 
 * **Added flow aging support.**
 
@@ -100,14 +100,16 @@ New Features
   * Added new query: ``rte_flow_get_aged_flows`` to get the aged-out flows
     contexts from the port.
 
-* **ethdev: Added a new value to link speed for 200Gbps**
+* **ethdev: Added a new value to link speed for 200Gbps.**
 
-* **Updated Amazon ena driver.**
+  Added a new ethdev value to for link speeds of 200Gbps.
 
-  Updated ena PMD with new features and improvements, including:
+* **Updated the Amazon ena driver.**
+
+  Updated the ena PMD with new features and improvements, including:
 
   * Added support for large LLQ (Low-latency queue) headers.
-  * Added Tx drops as new extended driver statistic.
+  * Added Tx drops as a new extended driver statistic.
   * Added support for accelerated LLQ mode.
   * Handling of the 0 length descriptors on the Rx path.
 
@@ -115,14 +117,14 @@ New Features
 
   Updated Hisilicon hns3 driver with new features and improvements, including:
 
-  * Added support for TSO
-  * Added support for configuring promiscuous and allmulticast mode for VF
+  * Added support for TSO.
+  * Added support for configuring promiscuous and allmulticast mode for VF.
 
 * **Updated Intel i40e driver.**
 
   Updated i40e PMD with new features and improvements, including:
 
-  * Enable MAC address as FDIR input set for ipv4-other, ipv4-udp and ipv4-tcp.
+  * Enabled MAC address as FDIR input set for ipv4-other, ipv4-udp and ipv4-tcp.
   * Added support for RSS using L3/L4 source/destination only.
   * Added support for setting hash function in rte flow.
 
@@ -139,14 +141,14 @@ New Features
   Updated the Intel ice driver with new features and improvements, including:
 
   * Added support for DCF (Device Config Function) feature.
-  * Added switch filter support for intel DCF.
+  * Added switch filter support for Intel DCF.
 
 * **Updated Marvell OCTEON TX2 ethdev driver.**
 
-  Updated Marvell OCTEON TX2 ethdev driver with traffic manager support with
-  below features.
+  Updated Marvell OCTEON TX2 ethdev driver with traffic manager support,
+  including:
 
-  * Hierarchial Scheduling with DWRR and SP.
+  * Hierarchical Scheduling with DWRR and SP.
   * Single rate - Two color, Two rate - Three color shaping.
 
 * **Updated Mellanox mlx5 driver.**
@@ -158,14 +160,27 @@ New Features
   * Added support for configuring Hairpin queue data buffer size.
   * Added support for jumbo frame size (9K MTU) in Multi-Packet RQ mode.
   * Removed flow rules caching for memory saving and compliance with ethdev API.
-  * Optimized the memory consumption of flow.
-  * Added support for flow aging based on hardware counter.
-  * Added support for flow pattern with wildcard VLAN item (without VID value).
-  * Updated support for matching on GTP header, added match on GTP flags.
+  * Optimized the memory consumption of flows.
+  * Added support for flow aging based on hardware counters.
+  * Added support for flow patterns with wildcard VLAN items (without VID value).
+  * Updated support for matching on GTP headers, added match on GTP flags.
+
+* **Added a new driver for Intel Foxville I225 devices.**
+
+  Added the new ``igc`` net driver for Intel Foxville I225 devices. See the
+  :doc:`../nics/igc` NIC guide for more details on this new driver.
+
+* **Updated Broadcom bnxt driver.**
+
+  Updated the Broadcom bnxt driver with new features and improvements, including:
+
+  * Added support for host based flow table management.
+  * Added flow counters to extended stats.
+  * Added PCI function stats to extended stats.
 
 * **Added Chacha20-Poly1305 algorithm to Cryptodev API.**
 
-  Chacha20-Poly1305 AEAD algorithm can now be supported in Cryptodev.
+  Added support for Chacha20-Poly1305 AEAD algorithm in Cryptodev.
 
 * **Updated the AESNI MB crypto PMD.**
 
@@ -175,7 +190,7 @@ New Features
 
 * **Updated the AESNI GCM crypto PMD.**
 
-  * Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
+  Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
 
 * **Updated the ZUC crypto PMD.**
 
@@ -186,60 +201,51 @@ New Features
 
 * **Updated the SNOW3G crypto PMD.**
 
-  * Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
+  Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
 
 * **Updated the KASUMI crypto PMD.**
 
-  * Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
-
-* **Added a new driver for Intel Foxville I225 devices.**
-
-  Added the new ``igc`` net driver for Intel Foxville I225 devices. See the
-  :doc:`../nics/igc` NIC guide for more details on this new driver.
-
-* **Updated Broadcom bnxt driver.**
-
-  Updated Broadcom bnxt driver with new features and improvements, including:
+  Added support for intel-ipsec-mb version 0.54.
 
-  * Added support for host based flow table management
-  * Added flow counters to extended stats
-  * Added PCI function stats to extended stats
+* **Updated the QuickAssist Technology (QAT) Crypto PMD.**
 
-* **Added handling of mixed crypto algorithms in QAT PMD for GEN2.**
+  * Added handling of mixed crypto algorithms in QAT PMD for GEN2.
 
-  Enabled handling of mixed algorithms in encrypted digest hash-cipher
-  (generation) and cipher-hash (verification) requests in QAT PMD
-  when running on GEN2 QAT hardware with particular firmware versions
-  (GEN3 support was added in DPDK 20.02).
+    Enabled handling of mixed algorithms in encrypted digest hash-cipher
+    (generation) and cipher-hash (verification) requests in QAT PMD when
+    running on GEN2 QAT hardware with particular firmware versions (GEN3
+    support was added in DPDK 20.02).
 
-* **Added plain SHA-1,224,256,384,512 support to QAT PMD.**
+  * Added plain SHA-1, 224, 256, 384, 512 support to QAT PMD.
 
-  Added support for plain SHA-1, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 hashes
-  to QAT PMD.
+    Added support for plain SHA-1, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512
+    hashes to QAT PMD.
 
-* **Added AES-GCM/GMAC J0 support to QAT PMD.**
+  * Added AES-GCM/GMAC J0 support to QAT PMD.
 
-  Added support for AES-GCM/GMAC J0 to Intel QuickAssist Technology PMD. User can
-  use this feature by passing zero length IV in appropriate xform. For more
-  info please refer to rte_crypto_sym.h J0 comments.
+    Added support for AES-GCM/GMAC J0 to Intel QuickAssist Technology PMD. The
+    user can use this feature by passing a zero length IV in the appropriate
+    xform. For more information refer to the doxygen comments in
+    ``rte_crypto_sym.h`` for ``J0``.
 
-* **Updated the QAT PMD for AES-256 DOCSIS.**
+  * Updated the QAT PMD for AES-256 DOCSIS.
 
-  Added AES-256 DOCSIS algorithm support to QAT PMD.
+    Added AES-256 DOCSIS algorithm support to the QAT PMD.
 
-* **Added QAT intermediate buffer too small handling in QAT compression PMD.**
+* **Updated the QuickAssist Technology (QAT) Compression PMD.**
 
-  Added a special way of buffer handling when internal QAT intermediate buffer
-  is too small for Huffman dynamic compression operation. Instead of falling
+  Added special buffer handling when the internal QAT intermediate buffer is
+  too small for the Huffman dynamic compression operation. Instead of falling
   back to fixed compression, the operation is now split into multiple smaller
-  dynamic compression requests (possible to execute on QAT) and their results
-  are then combined and copied into the output buffer. This is not possible if
-  any checksum calculation was requested - in such case the code falls back to
-  fixed compression as before.
+  dynamic compression requests (which are possible to execute on QAT) and
+  their results are then combined and copied into the output buffer. This is
+  not possible if any checksum calculation was requested - in such cases the
+  code falls back to fixed compression as before.
 
 * **Updated the turbo_sw bbdev PMD.**
 
-  Supported large size code blocks which does not fit in one mbuf segment.
+  Added support for large size code blocks which do not fit in one mbuf
+  segment.
 
 * **Added Intel FPGA_5GNR_FEC bbdev PMD.**
 
@@ -255,31 +261,32 @@ New Features
     accurate load balancing.
   * Improved behavior on high-core count systems.
   * Reduced latency in low-load situations.
-  * Extended DSW xstats with migration- and load-related statistics.
+  * Extended DSW xstats with migration and load-related statistics.
 
-* **Updated ipsec-secgw sample application with following features.**
+* **Updated ipsec-secgw sample application.**
 
-  * Updated ipsec-secgw application to add event based packet processing.
-    The worker thread(s) would receive events and submit them back to the
-    event device after the processing. This way, multicore scaling and HW
-    assisted scheduling is achieved by making use of the event device
-    capabilities. The event mode currently supports only inline IPsec
-    protocol offload.
+  Updated the ``ipsec-secgw`` sample application with the following features:
 
-  * Updated ipsec-secgw application to support key sizes for AES-192-CBC,
-    AES-192-GCM, AES-256-GCM algorithms.
+  * Updated the application to add event based packet processing. The worker
+    thread(s) would receive events and submit them back to the event device
+    after the processing. This way, multicore scaling and HW assisted
+    scheduling is achieved by making use of the event device capabilities. The
+    event mode currently only supports inline IPsec protocol offload.
 
-  * Added IPsec inbound load-distribution support for ipsec-secgw application
-    using NIC load distribution feature(Flow Director).
+  * Updated the application to support key sizes for AES-192-CBC, AES-192-GCM,
+    AES-256-GCM algorithms.
+
+  * Added IPsec inbound load-distribution support for the application using
+    NIC load distribution feature (Flow Director).
 
 * **Updated Telemetry Library.**
 
-  The updated Telemetry library has many improvements on the original version
-  to make it more accessible and scalable:
+  The updated Telemetry library has been significantly improved in relation to
+  the original version to make it more accessible and scalable:
 
-  * It enables DPDK libraries and applications provide their own specific
-    telemetry information, rather than being limited to what could be reported
-    through the metrics library.
+  * It now enables DPDK libraries and applications to provide their own
+    specific telemetry information, rather than being limited to what could be
+    reported through the metrics library.
 
   * It is no longer dependent on the external Jansson library, which allows
     Telemetry be enabled by default.
@@ -287,61 +294,53 @@ New Features
   * The socket handling has been simplified making it easier for clients to
     connect and retrieve information.
 
-* **Added rte_graph library.**
+* **Added the rte_graph library.**
+
+  The Graph architecture abstracts the data processing functions as ``nodes``
+  and ``links`` them together to create a complex ``graph`` to enable
+  reusable/modular data processing functions. The graph library provides APIs
+  to enable graph framework operations such as create, lookup, dump and
+  destroy on graph and node operations such as clone, edge update, and edge
+  shrink, etc. The API also allows the creation of a stats cluster to monitor
+  per graph and per node statistics.
 
-  Graph architecture abstracts the data processing functions as a ``node`` and
-  ``links`` them together to create a complex ``graph`` to enable reusable/modular
-  data processing functions. The graph library provides API to enable graph
-  framework operations such as create, lookup, dump and destroy on graph and node
-  operations such as clone, edge update, and edge shrink, etc.
-  The API also allows to create the stats cluster to monitor per graph and per node stats.
+* **Added the rte_node library.**
 
-* **Added rte_node library which consists of a set of packet processing nodes.**
+  Added the ``rte_node`` library that consists of nodes used by the
+  ``rte_graph`` library. Each node performs a specific packet processing
+  function based on the application configuration.
 
-  The rte_node library that consists of nodes used by rte_graph library. Each
-  node performs a specific packet processing function based on application
-  configuration. The following nodes are added:
+  The following nodes are added:
 
-  * Null node: Skeleton node that defines the general structure of a node.
-  * Ethernet device node: Consists of ethernet Rx/Tx nodes as well as ethernet
+  * Null node: A skeleton node that defines the general structure of a node.
+  * Ethernet device node: Consists of Ethernet Rx/Tx nodes as well as Ethernet
     control APIs.
-  * IPv4 lookup node: Consists of ipv4 extract and lpm lookup node. Routes can
-    be configured by the application through ``rte_node_ip4_route_add`` function.
-  * IPv4 rewrite node: Consists of ipv4 and ethernet header rewrite functionality
-    that can be configured through ``rte_node_ip4_rewrite_add`` function.
+  * IPv4 lookup node: Consists of IPv4 extract and LPM lookup node. Routes can
+    be configured by the application through the ``rte_node_ip4_route_add``
+    function.
+  * IPv4 rewrite node: Consists of IPv4 and Ethernet header rewrite
+    functionality that can be configured through the
+    ``rte_node_ip4_rewrite_add`` function.
   * Packet drop node: Frees the packets received to their respective mempool.
 
 * **Added new l3fwd-graph sample application.**
 
-  Added an example application ``l3fwd-graph``. It demonstrates the usage of graph
-  library and node library for packet processing. In addition to the library usage
-  demonstration, this application can use for performance comparison with existing
-  ``l3fwd`` (The static code without any nodes) with the modular ``l3fwd-graph``
-  approach.
+  Added an example application ``l3fwd-graph``. This demonstrates the usage of
+  the graph library and node library for packet processing. In addition to the
+  library usage demonstration, this application can be used for performance
+  comparison of the existing ``l3fwd`` (static code without any nodes) with
+  the modular ``l3fwd-graph`` approach.
 
-* **Updated testpmd application.**
+* **Updated the testpmd application.**
 
-  * Added a new cmdline option ``--rx-mq-mode`` which can be used to test PMD's
-    behaviour on handling Rx mq mode.
+  Added a new cmdline option ``--rx-mq-mode`` which can be used to test PMD's
+  behaviour on handling Rx mq mode.
 
 * **Added support for GCC 10.**
 
   Added support for building with GCC 10.1.
 
 
-Removed Items
--------------
-
-.. This section should contain removed items in this release. Sample format:
-
-   * Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the removed item
-     in the past tense.
-
-   This section is a comment. Do not overwrite or remove it.
-   Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
-   =========================================================
-
-
 API Changes
 -----------
 
@@ -358,7 +357,7 @@ API Changes
    =========================================================
 
 * mempool: The API of ``rte_mempool_populate_iova()`` and
-  ``rte_mempool_populate_virt()`` changed to return 0 instead of -EINVAL
+  ``rte_mempool_populate_virt()`` changed to return 0 instead of ``-EINVAL``
   when there is not enough room to store one object.
 
 
@@ -380,21 +379,6 @@ ABI Changes
 * No ABI change that would break compatibility with DPDK 20.02 and 19.11.
 
 
-Known Issues
-------------
-
-.. This section should contain new known issues in this release. Sample format:
-
-   * **Add title in present tense with full stop.**
-
-     Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the known issue
-     in the present tense. Add information on any known workarounds.
-
-   This section is a comment. Do not overwrite or remove it.
-   Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
-   =========================================================
-
-
 Tested Platforms
 ----------------
 
-- 
2.7.5


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* Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05
  2020-05-25 19:11 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for 20.05 John McNamara
  2020-05-25 19:11 ` Mcnamara, John
@ 2020-05-25 21:39 ` Thomas Monjalon
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Thomas Monjalon @ 2020-05-25 21:39 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: John McNamara; +Cc: dev, ktraynor, ciara.power, fiona.trahe

25/05/2020 21:11, John McNamara:
> Fix grammar, spelling and formatting of DPDK 20.05 release notes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
> ---
> 
> v2: * Addressed comments from mailing list.
>     * Tried to add a more coherent grouping to the crypto changes.

Moved bnxt and igc in "more or less" alphabetical order, as it was
already moved by this patch at the end of networking PMDs list.

And applied, thanks.



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