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* [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce deprecation of port mirroring API
@ 2020-08-03 15:33 Thomas Monjalon
  2020-08-03 15:35 ` Jerin Jacob
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  0 siblings, 3 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Thomas Monjalon @ 2020-08-03 15:33 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dev
  Cc: david.marchand, jerinj, arybchenko, ferruh.yigit, stephen,
	ajit.khaparde, wei.zhao1, jiaweiw, orika, viacheslavo, matan

A new API is planned to be introduced for sampling and mirroring
with rte_flow. It should be more generic and allow more use cases.

This deprecation is to show the direction, avoiding overlapping APIs.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 6e12e57a13..ca0d8af96a 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -103,6 +103,12 @@ Deprecation Notices
   Existing ``rte_eth_rx_descriptor_status`` and ``rte_eth_tx_descriptor_status``
   APIs can be used as replacement.
+* ethdev: The port mirroring API can be replaced with a more fine grain flow API.
+  The structs ``rte_eth_mirror_conf``, ``rte_eth_vlan_mirror`` and the functions
+  ``rte_eth_mirror_rule_set``, ``rte_eth_mirror_rule_reset`` will be marked
+  as deprecated in DPDK 20.11, along with the associated macros ``ETH_MIRROR_*``.
+  This API will be fully removed in DPDK 21.11.
 * ethdev: Some internal APIs for driver usage are exported in the .map file.
   Now DPDK has ``__rte_internal`` marker so we can mark internal APIs and move
   them to the INTERNAL block in .map. Although these APIs are internal it will

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