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From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>, dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	 Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	 Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>,
	 David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce the deprecation of legacy virtio support
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 11:07:26 +0530
Message-ID: <CALBAE1NETFFHp5ArDRid8As3S-KpWn75FjmcbbgJOhwzhsAaiw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1673507.n9d9JF5DbN@thomas>

On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 5:14 AM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
>
> 23/05/2020 16:07, jerinj@marvell.com:
> > From: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> >
> > The legacy virtio is not architecture agnostics.
> > It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> > The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in the DPDK
> > PCI subsystem. Legacy virtio deprecation will also optimize DPDK PCI
> > enumeration management as it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based
> > devices anymore.
> >
> > Deprecation is planned for v20.08 release.
> >
> > More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/
> >
> > Cc: maxime.coquelin@redhat.com
> > Cc: david.marchand@redhat.com
> > Signed-off-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> > ---
> > --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > +* virtio: The legacy virtio is not architecture agnostics.
> > +  It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> > +  The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in DPDK PCI subsystem.
> > +  Legacy virtio deprecation will also optimize DPDK PCI enumeration management as
> > +  it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based devices anymore.
> > +  Deprecation is planned for v20.08 release.
>
> What means deprecation exactly?
> When the feature is going to be removed?

I will change the wording. I think, we can target the removal in 20.11 release.

>
> > +  More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/
>
>
>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-25  5:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-23 14:07 jerinj
2020-05-24 23:44 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-25  5:37   ` Jerin Jacob [this message]
2020-05-25  5:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce the removal " jerinj
2020-05-25  7:33   ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-25  7:52     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-25  8:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: announce the removal of RTE_KDRV_NONE based probe jerinj
2020-05-25  8:20     ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-26 14:44       ` Olivier Matz
2020-05-26 15:04         ` Thomas Monjalon

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