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From: Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal@nxp.com>
To: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	Nicolas Chautru <nicolas.chautru@intel.com>
Cc: dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [20.11, PATCH] bbdev: remove experimental tag from API
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:35:47 +0000
Message-ID: <VI1PR04MB316812D97911222500823DF4E66F0@VI1PR04MB3168.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJFAV8zJnLrnrvdyO5goyhDdU0J2dDTMabgZDUE7YGtgDO0-gw@mail.gmail.com>

> Hello Nicolas,
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2020 at 1:14 AM Nicolas Chautru
> <nicolas.chautru@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > Planning to move bbdev API to stable from 20.11 (ABI version 21)
> > and remove experimental tag.
> > Sending now to advertise and get any feedback.
> > Some manual rebase will be required later on notably as the
> > actual release note which is not there yet.
> Cool that we want to stabilize this API.
> My concern is that we have drivers from a single vendor.
> I would hate to see a new vendor unable to submit a driver (or having
> to wait until the next ABI breakage window) because of the current

+1 from my side. I am not sure how much it is acceptable for all the vendors/customers.
It is not reviewed by most of the vendors who may support in future.
It is not good to remove experimental tag as we have a long 1 year cycle to break the API/ABI.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-30  7:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-26 23:14 Nicolas Chautru
2020-06-26 23:14 ` Nicolas Chautru
2020-06-30  7:30 ` David Marchand
2020-06-30  7:35   ` Akhil Goyal [this message]
2020-07-02 17:54     ` Akhil Goyal
2020-07-02 18:02       ` Chautru, Nicolas
2020-07-02 18:09         ` Akhil Goyal

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