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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@linux.microsoft.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org, andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru,
	bruce.richardson@intel.com,
	Shepard Siegel <shepard.siegel@atomicrules.com>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] ethdev: introduce enable_driver_sdk to install driver headers
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:30:36 +0100
Message-ID: <5945384.p3lA8Brad8@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7e48bf43-5bee-045e-aef2-f56dc72d8736@intel.com>

24/03/2021 12:27, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 3/24/2021 4:32 AM, Tyler Retzlaff wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 05:04:08PM +0000, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> >>> diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build b/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
> >>> index c37b2e377..4353fa6b7 100644
> >>> --- a/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
> >>> +++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
> >>> @@ -20,8 +20,14 @@ headers = files('rte_ethdev.h',
> >>>   	'rte_mtr_driver.h',
> >>>   	'rte_tm.h',
> >>>   	'rte_tm_driver.h')
> >>> +
> >>>   indirect_headers += files(
> >>>   	'rte_ethdev_core.h',
> >>>   	'rte_eth_ctrl.h')
> >>> +driver_sdk_headers += files(
> >>> +	'ethdev_driver.h',
> >>> +	'ethdev_pci.h',
> >>> +	'ethdev_vdev.h')
> >>> +
> >>>   deps += ['net', 'kvargs', 'meter', 'telemetry']
> >>
> > 
> > i feel like i missed a reply here.  but just to clarify only ethdev will
> > be covered by this patch. inclusion of other driver headers was
> > discussed off list (sorry) and it emerged that it would result in
> > withdraw a number of driver api/abi that had not been marked as
> > __rte_internal.
> > 
> > for driver api that were being exported as 'stable' a deprecation notice
> > will need to be issued in order to make them part of the
> > driver_sdk_headers. for that reason only ethdev is being made available
> > under this option for now.
> > 
> > please ack/nack the patch as-is
> > 
> 
> I am OK the patch for the ethdev part, hence
> Acked-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
> 
> 
> But not sure how to manage the same problem for whole project, if install all 
> headers in one patch, or add them gradually via separate patches by time ...

We did a cleanup in ethdev but not in other driver classes.
When the cleanup will be done gradually, the headers
must move in this new category driver_sdk_headers.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-24 11:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-11 19:27 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-12 15:19 ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-12 15:25   ` David Marchand
2021-03-12 15:34     ` Bruce Richardson
2021-03-12 15:52       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-12 18:43         ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-12 22:20 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-15 10:06   ` Bruce Richardson
2021-03-23 17:04   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-24  4:32     ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-24 11:27       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-24 11:30         ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-03-24 16:24           ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-26 12:02             ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-26 20:52               ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-03-29  9:43                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-29 12:10                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-29 15:23                     ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-03-29 19:31                       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-30 12:50         ` Ferruh Yigit

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