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From: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org, grive@u256.net, david.marchand@redhat.com,
	wenzhuo.lu@intel.com, beilei.xing@intel.com,
	bernard.iremonger@intel.com,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] doc: announce rte_dev_probe() API change
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:20:11 +0200
Message-ID: <8b957e82-2f87-7d02-4ea0-56f7baa1eab8@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200625080430.1392037-2-maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>

Hi Thomas, Davis,

On 6/25/20 10:04 AM, Maxime Coquelin wrote:
> In order to simplify the use of rte_dev_probe() and
> rte_dev_remove() by applications, rte_dev_probe() will
> return a reference on the rte_device stating DPDK v20.11.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
> ---
>  doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> index d1034f60fd..8661a673b5 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> @@ -130,3 +130,8 @@ Deprecation Notices
>    Python 2 support will be completely removed in 20.11.
>    In 20.08, explicit deprecation warnings will be displayed when running
>    scripts with Python 2.
> +
> +* eal: Change ``rte_dev_probe`` API in DPDK v20.11 to return a pointer on the
> +  probed rte_device or NULL instead of 0 or an error code. This change will
> +  allow applications avoid iterating on devices after a probe to get access to
> +  the new rte_device.
> 

Any chance this patch goes into -rc4?
Patch 2 is for v20.11, but we would need the deprecation notice to be in
v20.08.

Thanks,
Maxime


  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-31  7:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-25  8:04 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/2] " Maxime Coquelin
2020-06-25  8:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] doc: announce " Maxime Coquelin
2020-07-31  7:20   ` Maxime Coquelin [this message]
2020-07-31  9:26   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-07-31  9:44     ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-07-31  9:47       ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-08-04  8:12   ` David Marchand
2020-08-04  8:53     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-25  8:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 (v20.11) 2/2] eal: improve device probing API Maxime Coquelin
2020-06-29  9:57   ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-08-05 23:33   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-08-06 10:29     ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-08-06 11:43       ` Thomas Monjalon

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