[v2,28/32] ethdev: add tracepoints
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Message ID 20200325211603.240288-29-jerinj@marvell.com
State Superseded
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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  • DPDK Trace support
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Commit Message

Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran March 25, 2020, 9:15 p.m. UTC
From: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>

Add tracepoints at important and mandatory APIs for
tracing support.

Signed-off-by: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>
---
 MAINTAINERS                                   |  2 +
 app/pdump/Makefile                            |  1 +
 app/pdump/meson.build                         |  1 +
 app/proc-info/Makefile                        |  1 +
 app/proc-info/meson.build                     |  1 +
 app/test-acl/Makefile                         |  1 +
 app/test-acl/meson.build                      |  1 +
 app/test-cmdline/Makefile                     |  1 +
 app/test-cmdline/meson.build                  |  1 +
 app/test-eventdev/Makefile                    |  1 +
 app/test-eventdev/meson.build                 |  1 +
 app/test-pipeline/Makefile                    |  1 +
 app/test-pipeline/meson.build                 |  1 +
 drivers/event/octeontx/Makefile               |  1 +
 drivers/event/octeontx/meson.build            |  1 +
 drivers/event/sw/Makefile                     |  1 +
 drivers/event/sw/meson.build                  |  1 +
 drivers/net/af_packet/Makefile                |  1 +
 drivers/net/af_packet/meson.build             |  1 +
 drivers/net/af_xdp/Makefile                   |  1 +
 drivers/net/af_xdp/meson.build                |  1 +
 drivers/net/ark/Makefile                      |  1 +
 drivers/net/ark/meson.build                   |  1 +
 drivers/net/bnxt/Makefile                     |  1 +
 drivers/net/bnxt/meson.build                  |  1 +
 drivers/net/cxgbe/Makefile                    |  1 +
 drivers/net/cxgbe/meson.build                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/enetc/Makefile                    |  1 +
 drivers/net/enetc/meson.build                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/hinic/Makefile                    |  1 +
 drivers/net/hinic/base/meson.build            |  3 +-
 drivers/net/hinic/meson.build                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/ionic/ionic_dev.c                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/ionic/ionic_mac_api.c             |  1 +
 drivers/net/ionic/ionic_main.c                |  1 +
 drivers/net/kni/Makefile                      |  1 +
 drivers/net/kni/meson.build                   |  1 +
 drivers/net/liquidio/Makefile                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/liquidio/meson.build              |  1 +
 drivers/net/mvneta/Makefile                   |  1 +
 drivers/net/mvneta/meson.build                |  1 +
 drivers/net/mvpp2/Makefile                    |  1 +
 drivers/net/mvpp2/meson.build                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/nfb/Makefile                      |  1 +
 drivers/net/nfb/meson.build                   |  1 +
 drivers/net/null/Makefile                     |  1 +
 drivers/net/null/meson.build                  |  1 +
 drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/octeontx2/Makefile                |  1 +
 drivers/net/octeontx2/meson.build             |  1 +
 drivers/net/pcap/Makefile                     |  1 +
 drivers/net/pcap/meson.build                  |  1 +
 drivers/net/ring/Makefile                     |  1 +
 drivers/net/ring/meson.build                  |  1 +
 drivers/net/szedata2/Makefile                 |  1 +
 drivers/net/szedata2/meson.build              |  1 +
 drivers/net/thunderx/base/meson.build         |  1 +
 drivers/net/vhost/Makefile                    |  1 +
 drivers/net/vhost/meson.build                 |  1 +
 examples/cmdline/Makefile                     |  1 +
 examples/cmdline/meson.build                  |  1 +
 examples/distributor/Makefile                 |  1 +
 examples/distributor/meson.build              |  1 +
 examples/ethtool/ethtool-app/Makefile         |  1 +
 examples/eventdev_pipeline/meson.build        |  1 +
 examples/flow_filtering/Makefile              |  1 +
 examples/flow_filtering/meson.build           |  1 +
 examples/helloworld/Makefile                  |  1 +
 examples/helloworld/meson.build               |  1 +
 examples/ioat/Makefile                        |  1 +
 examples/ioat/meson.build                     |  1 +
 examples/ip_fragmentation/Makefile            |  2 +
 examples/ip_fragmentation/meson.build         |  1 +
 examples/ip_reassembly/Makefile               |  1 +
 examples/ip_reassembly/meson.build            |  1 +
 examples/ipv4_multicast/Makefile              |  1 +
 examples/ipv4_multicast/meson.build           |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-cat/Makefile                   |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-cat/meson.build                |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-event/Makefile                 |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-event/meson.build              |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-jobstats/Makefile              |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-jobstats/meson.build           |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-keepalive/Makefile             |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-keepalive/ka-agent/Makefile    |  1 +
 examples/l2fwd-keepalive/meson.build          |  1 +
 examples/l3fwd-acl/Makefile                   |  1 +
 examples/l3fwd-acl/meson.build                |  1 +
 examples/l3fwd/Makefile                       |  1 +
 examples/l3fwd/meson.build                    |  1 +
 examples/link_status_interrupt/Makefile       |  1 +
 examples/link_status_interrupt/meson.build    |  1 +
 .../client_server_mp/mp_client/Makefile       |  1 +
 .../client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build    |  1 +
 .../client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build    |  1 +
 examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/Makefile    |  1 +
 examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build |  1 +
 examples/multi_process/simple_mp/Makefile     |  1 +
 examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build  |  1 +
 examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/Makefile  |  1 +
 .../multi_process/symmetric_mp/meson.build    |  1 +
 examples/ntb/Makefile                         |  1 +
 examples/ntb/meson.build                      |  1 +
 examples/packet_ordering/Makefile             |  1 +
 examples/packet_ordering/meson.build          |  1 +
 .../performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/Makefile  |  1 +
 .../l3fwd-thread/meson.build                  |  1 +
 .../performance-thread/pthread_shim/Makefile  |  1 +
 .../pthread_shim/meson.build                  |  1 +
 examples/ptpclient/Makefile                   |  1 +
 examples/ptpclient/meson.build                |  1 +
 examples/qos_meter/Makefile                   |  1 +
 examples/qos_meter/meson.build                |  1 +
 examples/qos_sched/Makefile                   |  1 +
 examples/qos_sched/meson.build                |  1 +
 examples/server_node_efd/node/Makefile        |  1 +
 examples/server_node_efd/node/meson.build     |  1 +
 examples/server_node_efd/server/Makefile      |  1 +
 examples/server_node_efd/server/meson.build   |  1 +
 examples/service_cores/Makefile               |  1 +
 examples/service_cores/meson.build            |  1 +
 examples/skeleton/Makefile                    |  1 +
 examples/skeleton/meson.build                 |  1 +
 examples/timer/Makefile                       |  1 +
 examples/timer/meson.build                    |  1 +
 examples/vm_power_manager/Makefile            |  1 +
 examples/vm_power_manager/meson.build         |  1 +
 examples/vmdq/Makefile                        |  1 +
 examples/vmdq/meson.build                     |  1 +
 examples/vmdq_dcb/Makefile                    |  1 +
 examples/vmdq_dcb/meson.build                 |  1 +
 lib/librte_bitratestats/Makefile              |  1 +
 lib/librte_bitratestats/meson.build           |  1 +
 lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile                    |  3 +
 lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c       | 43 +++++++++
 lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build                 |  5 +-
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c                | 12 +++
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h                |  5 ++
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev_version.map      | 10 +++
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev.h          | 90 +++++++++++++++++++
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h       | 40 +++++++++
 lib/librte_gro/Makefile                       |  1 +
 lib/librte_gro/meson.build                    |  1 +
 lib/librte_gso/Makefile                       |  1 +
 lib/librte_gso/meson.build                    |  1 +
 lib/librte_kni/Makefile                       |  1 +
 lib/librte_kni/meson.build                    |  1 +
 lib/librte_latencystats/Makefile              |  1 +
 lib/librte_latencystats/meson.build           |  1 +
 lib/librte_port/Makefile                      |  1 +
 lib/librte_port/meson.build                   |  1 +
 151 files changed, 353 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c
 create mode 100644 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev.h
 create mode 100644 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h

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diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
index cdaed3f5a..a69535e6a 100644
--- a/MAINTAINERS
+++ b/MAINTAINERS
@@ -202,6 +202,8 @@  M: Sunil Kumar Kori <skori@marvell.com>
 F: lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_trace*.h
 F: lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_trace*.c
 F: lib/librte_eal/common/eal_trace.h
+F: lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c
+F: lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev*.h
 
 Memory Allocation
 M: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
diff --git a/app/pdump/Makefile b/app/pdump/Makefile
index e6b9eea91..b5c485c36 100644
--- a/app/pdump/Makefile
+++ b/app/pdump/Makefile
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@  ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PDUMP),y)
 APP = dpdk-pdump
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 
diff --git a/app/pdump/meson.build b/app/pdump/meson.build
index 7bb908e04..02f9c6ab4 100644
--- a/app/pdump/meson.build
+++ b/app/pdump/meson.build
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('main.c')
 deps += ['ethdev', 'kvargs', 'pdump']
diff --git a/app/proc-info/Makefile b/app/proc-info/Makefile
index 214f3f54a..ad6a52745 100644
--- a/app/proc-info/Makefile
+++ b/app/proc-info/Makefile
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 APP = dpdk-procinfo
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 
diff --git a/app/proc-info/meson.build b/app/proc-info/meson.build
index f050c4a9b..ad2a96a48 100644
--- a/app/proc-info/meson.build
+++ b/app/proc-info/meson.build
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('main.c')
 deps += ['ethdev', 'metrics', 'security']
diff --git a/app/test-acl/Makefile b/app/test-acl/Makefile
index 5f26294cf..019ef84b0 100644
--- a/app/test-acl/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-acl/Makefile
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@  ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_ACL),y)
 APP = testacl
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 SRCS-y := main.c
diff --git a/app/test-acl/meson.build b/app/test-acl/meson.build
index d5c2581b4..ac40cb243 100644
--- a/app/test-acl/meson.build
+++ b/app/test-acl/meson.build
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2019 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('main.c')
 deps += ['acl', 'net']
diff --git a/app/test-cmdline/Makefile b/app/test-cmdline/Makefile
index 3e7421906..770eba338 100644
--- a/app/test-cmdline/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-cmdline/Makefile
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@  SRCS-y += commands.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.app.mk
 
diff --git a/app/test-cmdline/meson.build b/app/test-cmdline/meson.build
index 9d0a9aeb6..5e9f5a485 100644
--- a/app/test-cmdline/meson.build
+++ b/app/test-cmdline/meson.build
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2019 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('commands.c', 'cmdline_test.c')
 deps += 'cmdline'
diff --git a/app/test-eventdev/Makefile b/app/test-eventdev/Makefile
index e600e21c4..f70ff366b 100644
--- a/app/test-eventdev/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-eventdev/Makefile
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@  APP = dpdk-test-eventdev
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 #
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
diff --git a/app/test-eventdev/meson.build b/app/test-eventdev/meson.build
index 9e588d9ec..36934efdf 100644
--- a/app/test-eventdev/meson.build
+++ b/app/test-eventdev/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Cavium, Inc
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('evt_main.c',
 		'evt_options.c',
 		'evt_test.c',
diff --git a/app/test-pipeline/Makefile b/app/test-pipeline/Makefile
index fc3a50440..7d1e9e6af 100644
--- a/app/test-pipeline/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-pipeline/Makefile
@@ -12,6 +12,7 @@  APP = testpipeline
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 #
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
diff --git a/app/test-pipeline/meson.build b/app/test-pipeline/meson.build
index d5eddaba9..3eaf892cc 100644
--- a/app/test-pipeline/meson.build
+++ b/app/test-pipeline/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2019 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'config.c',
 	'init.c',
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/event/octeontx/Makefile
index c1233e098..860f45700 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_octeontx_ssovf.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/octeontx/
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/octeontx/
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/net/octeontx/
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx/meson.build b/drivers/event/octeontx/meson.build
index 73118a485..be8423e17 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Cavium, Inc
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('ssovf_worker.c',
 		'ssovf_evdev.c',
 		'ssovf_evdev_selftest.c',
diff --git a/drivers/event/sw/Makefile b/drivers/event/sw/Makefile
index 8ea5cceb8..28823dae1 100644
--- a/drivers/event/sw/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/sw/Makefile
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_sw_event.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_eventdev -lrte_kvargs -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
diff --git a/drivers/event/sw/meson.build b/drivers/event/sw/meson.build
index 985012219..30d221647 100644
--- a/drivers/event/sw/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/event/sw/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('sw_evdev_scheduler.c',
 	'sw_evdev_selftest.c',
 	'sw_evdev_worker.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/af_packet/Makefile b/drivers/net/af_packet/Makefile
index 91dbf0a69..3338a39dc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/af_packet/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/af_packet/Makefile
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_af_packet_version.map
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
diff --git a/drivers/net/af_packet/meson.build b/drivers/net/af_packet/meson.build
index a7f392ea1..6998538e9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/af_packet/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/af_packet/meson.build
@@ -5,4 +5,5 @@  if not is_linux
 	build = false
 	reason = 'only supported on linux'
 endif
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_af_packet.c')
diff --git a/drivers/net/af_xdp/Makefile b/drivers/net/af_xdp/Makefile
index 55db6085a..6de67b4fb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/af_xdp/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/af_xdp/Makefile
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_af_xdp_version.map
 CFLAGS += -O3
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
diff --git a/drivers/net/af_xdp/meson.build b/drivers/net/af_xdp/meson.build
index 307aa0e38..0e8d89bea 100644
--- a/drivers/net/af_xdp/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/af_xdp/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2019 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_af_xdp.c')
 
 bpf_dep = dependency('libbpf', required: false)
diff --git a/drivers/net/ark/Makefile b/drivers/net/ark/Makefile
index c02080bdd..e0364945e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ark/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ark/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_ark.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3 -I./
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -Werror
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_ark_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/ark/meson.build b/drivers/net/ark/meson.build
index 99151bba1..7608a1c54 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ark/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/ark/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('ark_ddm.c',
 	'ark_ethdev.c',
 	'ark_ethdev_rx.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/bnxt/Makefile b/drivers/net/bnxt/Makefile
index b77532b81..a756f41de 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bnxt/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/bnxt/Makefile
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_bnxt_version.map
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/bnxt/meson.build b/drivers/net/bnxt/meson.build
index 0c311d235..1af7dd00c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bnxt/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/bnxt/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 install_headers('rte_pmd_bnxt.h')
 sources = files('bnxt_cpr.c',
 	'bnxt_ethdev.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/Makefile b/drivers/net/cxgbe/Makefile
index 53b2bb56d..f38604af3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/Makefile
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_cxgbe.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_cxgbe_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/cxgbe/meson.build b/drivers/net/cxgbe/meson.build
index 3992aba44..ece295dcc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/cxgbe/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/cxgbe/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('cxgbe_ethdev.c',
 	'cxgbe_main.c',
 	'cxgbevf_ethdev.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile b/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
index 7f7a85f64..ad2a903d6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_enetc.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/dpaax
 CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_enetc_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/net/enetc/meson.build b/drivers/net/enetc/meson.build
index af11c0960..2663ecae3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enetc/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/enetc/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@  if not is_linux
 	reason = 'only supported on linux'
 endif
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['common_dpaax']
 sources = files('enetc_ethdev.c',
 		'enetc_rxtx.c')
diff --git a/drivers/net/hinic/Makefile b/drivers/net/hinic/Makefile
index 87fd843e4..2c34f228e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hinic/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/hinic/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_hinic.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_ARM64),y)
 CFLAGS += -D__ARM64_NEON__
diff --git a/drivers/net/hinic/base/meson.build b/drivers/net/hinic/base/meson.build
index 6cf947f84..eaabf297a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hinic/base/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/hinic/base/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = [
 	'hinic_pmd_api_cmd.c',
 	'hinic_pmd_cfg.c',
@@ -29,7 +30,7 @@  endforeach
 
 deps += ['hash']
 
-c_args = cflags
+c_args += cflags
 
 base_lib = static_library('hinic_base', sources,
 	dependencies: [static_rte_eal, static_rte_ethdev, static_rte_bus_pci, static_rte_hash],
diff --git a/drivers/net/hinic/meson.build b/drivers/net/hinic/meson.build
index bc7e24639..a28eb3a9c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hinic/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/hinic/meson.build
@@ -4,6 +4,7 @@ 
 subdir('base')
 objs = [base_objs]
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'hinic_pmd_ethdev.c',
 	'hinic_pmd_rx.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_dev.c b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_dev.c
index 5c2820b7a..db5a00d59 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_dev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_dev.c
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: (BSD-3-Clause OR GPL-2.0)
  * Copyright(c) 2018-2019 Pensando Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
  */
+#include <stdbool.h>
 
 #include <stdbool.h>
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_mac_api.c b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_mac_api.c
index c0ea042bc..36c86fac5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_mac_api.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_mac_api.c
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: (BSD-3-Clause OR GPL-2.0)
  * Copyright(c) 2018-2019 Pensando Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
  */
+#include <stdbool.h>
 
 #include <stdbool.h>
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_main.c b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_main.c
index 2ade213d2..fba7a825d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ionic/ionic_main.c
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 /* SPDX-License-Identifier: (BSD-3-Clause OR GPL-2.0)
  * Copyright(c) 2018-2019 Pensando Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
  */
+#include <stdbool.h>
 
 #include <stdbool.h>
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/kni/Makefile b/drivers/net/kni/Makefile
index 0694ffd02..d9a9eca8d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/kni/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/kni/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_kni.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lpthread
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs -lrte_kni
diff --git a/drivers/net/kni/meson.build b/drivers/net/kni/meson.build
index 0539b4768..191adec70 100644
--- a/drivers/net/kni/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/kni/meson.build
@@ -4,5 +4,6 @@ 
 # this driver can be built if-and-only-if KNI library is buildable
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_LIBRTE_KNI')
 reason = 'missing dependency, DPDK KNI library'
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_kni.c')
 deps += 'kni'
diff --git a/drivers/net/liquidio/Makefile b/drivers/net/liquidio/Makefile
index d7fda7f52..4604e7689 100644
--- a/drivers/net/liquidio/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/liquidio/Makefile
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_lio.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)/base -I$(SRCDIR)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/liquidio/meson.build b/drivers/net/liquidio/meson.build
index 9ae48e213..6213c1461 100644
--- a/drivers/net/liquidio/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/liquidio/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('base/lio_23xx_vf.c',
 	'base/lio_mbox.c',
 	'lio_ethdev.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvneta/Makefile b/drivers/net/mvneta/Makefile
index 41e50479f..d712a8631 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvneta/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/mvneta/Makefile
@@ -27,6 +27,7 @@  CFLAGS += -DMVCONF_DMA_PHYS_ADDR_T_PUBLIC
 CFLAGS += -DMVCONF_DMA_PHYS_ADDR_T_SIZE=64
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -L$(LIBMUSDK_PATH)/lib
 LDLIBS += -lmusdk
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvneta/meson.build b/drivers/net/mvneta/meson.build
index 8d7202788..1b371ad8f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvneta/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/mvneta/meson.build
@@ -21,6 +21,7 @@  else
 	]
 endif
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'mvneta_ethdev.c',
 	'mvneta_rxtx.c'
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvpp2/Makefile b/drivers/net/mvpp2/Makefile
index 8a3ec93a6..97e33f67e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvpp2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/mvpp2/Makefile
@@ -26,6 +26,7 @@  CFLAGS += -DMVCONF_TYPES_PUBLIC
 CFLAGS += -DMVCONF_DMA_PHYS_ADDR_T_PUBLIC
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -L$(LIBMUSDK_PATH)/lib
 LDLIBS += -lmusdk
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/mvpp2/meson.build b/drivers/net/mvpp2/meson.build
index e06eddaac..04bc550a6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mvpp2/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/mvpp2/meson.build
@@ -17,6 +17,7 @@  else
 	cflags += ['-DMVCONF_TYPES_PUBLIC', '-DMVCONF_DMA_PHYS_ADDR_T_PUBLIC']
 endif
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'mrvl_ethdev.c',
 	'mrvl_flow.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/nfb/Makefile b/drivers/net/nfb/Makefile
index e92d29dcd..8eb82733f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/nfb/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/nfb/Makefile
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@  INCLUDES :=-I$(SRCDIR)
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(shell command -v pkg-config > /dev/null 2>&1 && pkg-config --cflags netcope-common)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net
diff --git a/drivers/net/nfb/meson.build b/drivers/net/nfb/meson.build
index d53e8eca7..d4e7d553e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/nfb/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/nfb/meson.build
@@ -7,5 +7,6 @@  dep = dependency('netcope-common', required: false)
 reason = 'missing dependency, "libnfb"'
 build = dep.found()
 ext_deps += dep
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 
 sources = files('nfb_rx.c', 'nfb_tx.c', 'nfb_stats.c', 'nfb_ethdev.c', 'nfb_rxmode.c')
diff --git a/drivers/net/null/Makefile b/drivers/net/null/Makefile
index f51150c13..664c6ae23 100644
--- a/drivers/net/null/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/null/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_null.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
diff --git a/drivers/net/null/meson.build b/drivers/net/null/meson.build
index 68ac0d2ae..16be6b7d2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/null/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/null/meson.build
@@ -1,4 +1,5 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_null.c')
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
index 8ddfc3089..4fb0566e5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_octeontx.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/octeontx/
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/octeontx/
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx2/Makefile b/drivers/net/octeontx2/Makefile
index 0de43e36a..d0354114e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx2/Makefile
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@  ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_TOOLCHAIN_ICC),y)
 CFLAGS += -flax-vector-conversions
 endif
 
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_64),y)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-int-to-pointer-cast
 CFLAGS += -Wno-pointer-to-int-cast
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx2/meson.build b/drivers/net/octeontx2/meson.build
index 599ade672..43c68d32e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx2/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx2/meson.build
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@ 
 # Copyright(C) 2019 Marvell International Ltd.
 #
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('otx2_rx.c',
 		'otx2_tx.c',
 		'otx2_tm.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/pcap/Makefile b/drivers/net/pcap/Makefile
index f243d1a0f..332b5384c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/pcap/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/pcap/Makefile
@@ -12,6 +12,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_pcap.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lpcap
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
diff --git a/drivers/net/pcap/meson.build b/drivers/net/pcap/meson.build
index b680710aa..f9c21bf43 100644
--- a/drivers/net/pcap/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/pcap/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 if not dpdk_conf.has('RTE_PORT_PCAP')
 	build = false
 	reason = 'missing dependency, "libpcap"'
diff --git a/drivers/net/ring/Makefile b/drivers/net/ring/Makefile
index d6a3dec35..77c76b42f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ring/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ring/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_ring.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
diff --git a/drivers/net/ring/meson.build b/drivers/net/ring/meson.build
index e877a4b4b..0047400e0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ring/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/ring/meson.build
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_ring.c')
 install_headers('rte_eth_ring.h')
diff --git a/drivers/net/szedata2/Makefile b/drivers/net/szedata2/Makefile
index 675d0938a..5d1e6bc55 100644
--- a/drivers/net/szedata2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/szedata2/Makefile
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_szedata2.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lsze2
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
diff --git a/drivers/net/szedata2/meson.build b/drivers/net/szedata2/meson.build
index b53fcbc59..e7326df2c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/szedata2/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/szedata2/meson.build
@@ -5,4 +5,5 @@  dep = dependency('libsze2', required: false)
 build = dep.found()
 reason = 'missing dependency, "libsze2"'
 ext_deps += dep
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_szedata2.c')
diff --git a/drivers/net/thunderx/base/meson.build b/drivers/net/thunderx/base/meson.build
index bf4e8608a..97c55a2e2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/thunderx/base/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/thunderx/base/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Cavium, Inc
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = [
 	'nicvf_hw.c',
 	'nicvf_mbox.c',
diff --git a/drivers/net/vhost/Makefile b/drivers/net/vhost/Makefile
index 0461e29f2..d5be3bcd3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/vhost/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/vhost/Makefile
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@  LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_vhost_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/vhost/meson.build b/drivers/net/vhost/meson.build
index d7930862a..47a7c2c3e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/vhost/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/vhost/meson.build
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ 
 
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_LIBRTE_VHOST')
 reason = 'missing dependency, DPDK vhost library'
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_eth_vhost.c')
 install_headers('rte_eth_vhost.h')
 deps += 'vhost'
diff --git a/examples/cmdline/Makefile b/examples/cmdline/Makefile
index 0b6b54540..9a33355d0 100644
--- a/examples/cmdline/Makefile
+++ b/examples/cmdline/Makefile
@@ -57,6 +57,7 @@  SRCS-y := main.c commands.c parse_obj_list.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 
diff --git a/examples/cmdline/meson.build b/examples/cmdline/meson.build
index a8608c21a..7de0f1625 100644
--- a/examples/cmdline/meson.build
+++ b/examples/cmdline/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'commands.c', 'main.c', 'parse_obj_list.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/distributor/Makefile b/examples/distributor/Makefile
index 4192d8a4a..63c14dfca 100644
--- a/examples/distributor/Makefile
+++ b/examples/distributor/Makefile
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/distributor/meson.build b/examples/distributor/meson.build
index 26f108d65..9fec7f883 100644
--- a/examples/distributor/meson.build
+++ b/examples/distributor/meson.build
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ 
 # require the power library
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_LIBRTE_POWER')
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['distributor', 'power']
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/ethtool/ethtool-app/Makefile b/examples/ethtool/ethtool-app/Makefile
index 3543bdee0..20ac0d324 100644
--- a/examples/ethtool/ethtool-app/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ethtool/ethtool-app/Makefile
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@  SRCS-y := main.c ethapp.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3 -pthread -I$(SRCDIR)/../lib
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -L$(subst ethtool-app,lib,$(RTE_OUTPUT))/lib
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethtool
diff --git a/examples/eventdev_pipeline/meson.build b/examples/eventdev_pipeline/meson.build
index a54c35aa7..1dfeba0d3 100644
--- a/examples/eventdev_pipeline/meson.build
+++ b/examples/eventdev_pipeline/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'eventdev'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c',
diff --git a/examples/flow_filtering/Makefile b/examples/flow_filtering/Makefile
index 6c51c0b7a..e0d546de9 100644
--- a/examples/flow_filtering/Makefile
+++ b/examples/flow_filtering/Makefile
@@ -49,6 +49,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 
diff --git a/examples/flow_filtering/meson.build b/examples/flow_filtering/meson.build
index 407795c42..6f5d1b08a 100644
--- a/examples/flow_filtering/meson.build
+++ b/examples/flow_filtering/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c',
 )
diff --git a/examples/helloworld/Makefile b/examples/helloworld/Makefile
index 16d82b02f..0f5af0806 100644
--- a/examples/helloworld/Makefile
+++ b/examples/helloworld/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 
diff --git a/examples/helloworld/meson.build b/examples/helloworld/meson.build
index c34e11e36..2b0a25036 100644
--- a/examples/helloworld/meson.build
+++ b/examples/helloworld/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/ioat/Makefile b/examples/ioat/Makefile
index ef63f5d68..9b277eb7b 100644
--- a/examples/ioat/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ioat/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/ioat/meson.build b/examples/ioat/meson.build
index ed8328963..f72cf70e7 100644
--- a/examples/ioat/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ioat/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_IOAT_RAWDEV')
 
 deps += ['rawdev_ioat']
diff --git a/examples/ip_fragmentation/Makefile b/examples/ip_fragmentation/Makefile
index ede0c4f02..8babbbf82 100644
--- a/examples/ip_fragmentation/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ip_fragmentation/Makefile
@@ -22,6 +22,7 @@  PKGCONF ?= pkg-config
 
 PC_FILE := $(shell $(PKGCONF) --path libdpdk 2>/dev/null)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(shell $(PKGCONF) --cflags libdpdk)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDFLAGS_SHARED = $(shell $(PKGCONF) --libs libdpdk)
 LDFLAGS_STATIC = -Wl,-Bstatic $(shell $(PKGCONF) --static --libs libdpdk)
 
@@ -52,6 +53,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/ip_fragmentation/meson.build b/examples/ip_fragmentation/meson.build
index 304203eed..1230db477 100644
--- a/examples/ip_fragmentation/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ip_fragmentation/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps +=  ['ip_frag', 'lpm']
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/ip_reassembly/Makefile b/examples/ip_reassembly/Makefile
index 3f2888b33..11be2a74a 100644
--- a/examples/ip_reassembly/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ip_reassembly/Makefile
@@ -52,6 +52,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/ip_reassembly/meson.build b/examples/ip_reassembly/meson.build
index 8ebd48291..517bd4e19 100644
--- a/examples/ip_reassembly/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ip_reassembly/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['lpm', 'ip_frag']
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/ipv4_multicast/Makefile b/examples/ipv4_multicast/Makefile
index 92d3db0f4..b9f0813ed 100644
--- a/examples/ipv4_multicast/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ipv4_multicast/Makefile
@@ -52,6 +52,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/ipv4_multicast/meson.build b/examples/ipv4_multicast/meson.build
index d9e4c7c21..7dc13fb8f 100644
--- a/examples/ipv4_multicast/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ipv4_multicast/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'hash'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-cat/Makefile b/examples/l2fwd-cat/Makefile
index b0e53c37e..ca1202be1 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-cat/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-cat/Makefile
@@ -56,6 +56,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-cat/meson.build b/examples/l2fwd-cat/meson.build
index 4e2777a03..2bed18e74 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-cat/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-cat/meson.build
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ 
 pqos = cc.find_library('pqos', required: false)
 build = pqos.found()
 ext_deps += pqos
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 cflags += '-I/usr/local/include' # assume pqos lib installed in /usr/local
 sources = files(
 	'cat.c', 'l2fwd-cat.c'
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-event/Makefile b/examples/l2fwd-event/Makefile
index 4cdae36f1..807f7f1b8 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-event/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-event/Makefile
@@ -57,6 +57,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-event/meson.build b/examples/l2fwd-event/meson.build
index c4664c3a3..1819ccdf5 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-event/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-event/meson.build
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'eventdev'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c',
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/Makefile b/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/Makefile
index 73c91faa8..6cd9dcd9c 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/Makefile
@@ -52,6 +52,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/meson.build b/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/meson.build
index 1ffd484e2..72273736b 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-jobstats/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['jobstats', 'timer']
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/Makefile b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/Makefile
index 94d1e58bb..0db5e6015 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/Makefile
@@ -53,6 +53,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDFLAGS += -lrt
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/ka-agent/Makefile b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/ka-agent/Makefile
index 755e47438..8d5061b17 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/ka-agent/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/ka-agent/Makefile
@@ -17,5 +17,6 @@  APP = ka-agent
 SRCS-y := main.c
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)/../
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDFLAGS += -lrt
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/meson.build b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/meson.build
index 6f7b007e1..d678a8ddd 100644
--- a/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l2fwd-keepalive/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 ext_deps += cc.find_library('rt')
 deps += 'timer'
 sources = files(
diff --git a/examples/l3fwd-acl/Makefile b/examples/l3fwd-acl/Makefile
index d9909584b..9f31abef8 100644
--- a/examples/l3fwd-acl/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l3fwd-acl/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/l3fwd-acl/meson.build b/examples/l3fwd-acl/meson.build
index 7096e00c1..6fa468b3a 100644
--- a/examples/l3fwd-acl/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l3fwd-acl/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['acl', 'lpm', 'hash']
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/l3fwd/Makefile b/examples/l3fwd/Makefile
index 59a110d12..839439f0f 100644
--- a/examples/l3fwd/Makefile
+++ b/examples/l3fwd/Makefile
@@ -53,6 +53,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(USER_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/l3fwd/meson.build b/examples/l3fwd/meson.build
index ebed3b518..7d72b1b36 100644
--- a/examples/l3fwd/meson.build
+++ b/examples/l3fwd/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['hash', 'lpm', 'eventdev']
 sources = files(
 	'l3fwd_em.c', 'l3fwd_lpm.c', 'l3fwd_event.c',
diff --git a/examples/link_status_interrupt/Makefile b/examples/link_status_interrupt/Makefile
index 4f02a8901..613bb1167 100644
--- a/examples/link_status_interrupt/Makefile
+++ b/examples/link_status_interrupt/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/link_status_interrupt/meson.build b/examples/link_status_interrupt/meson.build
index c34e11e36..2b0a25036 100644
--- a/examples/link_status_interrupt/meson.build
+++ b/examples/link_status_interrupt/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/Makefile b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/Makefile
index 298e1b020..7c447feba 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/Makefile
+++ b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/Makefile
@@ -16,5 +16,6 @@  SRCS-y := client.c
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -O3
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/../shared
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
index a6241b83a..69c3d3bfb 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
+++ b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_client/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 includes += include_directories('../shared')
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'client.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build
index 1b2f78638..0ef6424f4 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build
+++ b/examples/multi_process/client_server_mp/mp_server/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 includes += include_directories('../shared')
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'args.c', 'init.c', 'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/Makefile b/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/Makefile
index 3ff74d52a..1fd7aa085 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/Makefile
+++ b/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/Makefile
@@ -18,5 +18,6 @@  SRCS-y := main.c commands.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build b/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build
index 076f4e3dc..f82f4d48a 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build
+++ b/examples/multi_process/hotplug_mp/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'commands.c', 'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/Makefile b/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/Makefile
index 4c0764451..f88b499bd 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/Makefile
+++ b/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/Makefile
@@ -18,5 +18,6 @@  SRCS-y := main.c mp_commands.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build b/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build
index b2261e00e..cb02c65a6 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build
+++ b/examples/multi_process/simple_mp/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'mp_commands.c', 'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/Makefile b/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/Makefile
index bdc415621..b7544489b 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/Makefile
+++ b/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/Makefile
@@ -18,5 +18,6 @@  SRCS-y := main.c
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/meson.build b/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/meson.build
index 458f83642..14167825b 100644
--- a/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/meson.build
+++ b/examples/multi_process/symmetric_mp/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/ntb/Makefile b/examples/ntb/Makefile
index baeba11e8..f2920ed54 100644
--- a/examples/ntb/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ntb/Makefile
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@  LDFLAGS += -pthread
 
 PC_FILE := $(shell $(PKGCONF) --path libdpdk 2>/dev/null)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(shell $(PKGCONF) --cflags libdpdk)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDFLAGS_SHARED = $(shell $(PKGCONF) --libs libdpdk)
 LDFLAGS_STATIC = -Wl,-Bstatic $(shell $(PKGCONF) --static --libs libdpdk)
 
diff --git a/examples/ntb/meson.build b/examples/ntb/meson.build
index f5435fe12..ab449d093 100644
--- a/examples/ntb/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ntb/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 if host_machine.system() != 'linux'
 	build = false
 endif
diff --git a/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile b/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
index 261b7f06a..f5b68c97e 100644
--- a/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
+++ b/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 endif
diff --git a/examples/packet_ordering/meson.build b/examples/packet_ordering/meson.build
index 6c2fccdcb..b38195914 100644
--- a/examples/packet_ordering/meson.build
+++ b/examples/packet_ordering/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'reorder'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/Makefile b/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/Makefile
index b14b21e30..c6cf05a43 100644
--- a/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/Makefile
+++ b/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/Makefile
@@ -19,5 +19,6 @@  SRCS-y := main.c
 include $(RTE_SDK)/examples/performance-thread/common/common.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3 -g $(USER_FLAGS) $(INCLUDES) $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/meson.build b/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/meson.build
index 185fa59a4..99de24be7 100644
--- a/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/meson.build
+++ b/examples/performance-thread/l3fwd-thread/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_ARCH_X86_64')
 deps += ['timer', 'lpm']
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 
 # get the performance thread (pt) architecture subdir
 if dpdk_conf.has('RTE_ARCH_ARM64')
diff --git a/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/Makefile b/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/Makefile
index efd66febf..cdadf2cb7 100644
--- a/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/Makefile
+++ b/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/Makefile
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/examples/performance-thread/common/common.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -g -O3 $(USER_FLAGS) $(INCLUDES)
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDFLAGS += -lpthread
 
diff --git a/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/meson.build b/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/meson.build
index 393fbd122..26ef78635 100644
--- a/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/meson.build
+++ b/examples/performance-thread/pthread_shim/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 build = dpdk_conf.has('RTE_ARCH_X86_64') or dpdk_conf.has('RTE_ARCH_ARM64')
 deps += ['timer']
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 
 # get the performance thread (pt) architecture subdir
 if dpdk_conf.has('RTE_ARCH_ARM64')
diff --git a/examples/ptpclient/Makefile b/examples/ptpclient/Makefile
index 82d72b3e3..7cd36632a 100644
--- a/examples/ptpclient/Makefile
+++ b/examples/ptpclient/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/ptpclient/meson.build b/examples/ptpclient/meson.build
index fa0cbe93c..d4171a218 100644
--- a/examples/ptpclient/meson.build
+++ b/examples/ptpclient/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'ptpclient.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/qos_meter/Makefile b/examples/qos_meter/Makefile
index 7c2bf88a9..90e3533d1 100644
--- a/examples/qos_meter/Makefile
+++ b/examples/qos_meter/Makefile
@@ -53,6 +53,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/qos_meter/meson.build b/examples/qos_meter/meson.build
index ef7779f2f..2f9ab13af 100644
--- a/examples/qos_meter/meson.build
+++ b/examples/qos_meter/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'meter'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c', 'rte_policer.c'
diff --git a/examples/qos_sched/Makefile b/examples/qos_sched/Makefile
index 525061ca0..92e3de79b 100644
--- a/examples/qos_sched/Makefile
+++ b/examples/qos_sched/Makefile
@@ -58,6 +58,7 @@  else
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
 
diff --git a/examples/qos_sched/meson.build b/examples/qos_sched/meson.build
index 289b81ce8..ba59d3c9e 100644
--- a/examples/qos_sched/meson.build
+++ b/examples/qos_sched/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['sched', 'cfgfile']
 sources = files(
 	'app_thread.c', 'args.c', 'cfg_file.c', 'cmdline.c',
diff --git a/examples/server_node_efd/node/Makefile b/examples/server_node_efd/node/Makefile
index fffbe3576..ecc551e1d 100644
--- a/examples/server_node_efd/node/Makefile
+++ b/examples/server_node_efd/node/Makefile
@@ -16,5 +16,6 @@  SRCS-y := node.c
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -O3
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/../shared
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/server_node_efd/node/meson.build b/examples/server_node_efd/node/meson.build
index 30f28761f..1c720968a 100644
--- a/examples/server_node_efd/node/meson.build
+++ b/examples/server_node_efd/node/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 name = 'efd_node'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += ['hash']
 sources += files('node.c')
 includes += include_directories('../shared')
diff --git a/examples/server_node_efd/server/Makefile b/examples/server_node_efd/server/Makefile
index 4837bd3ea..acbd12ae2 100644
--- a/examples/server_node_efd/server/Makefile
+++ b/examples/server_node_efd/server/Makefile
@@ -25,5 +25,6 @@  INC := $(sort $(wildcard *.h))
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -O3
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/../shared
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/server_node_efd/server/meson.build b/examples/server_node_efd/server/meson.build
index 23e08d1ae..7abc333e1 100644
--- a/examples/server_node_efd/server/meson.build
+++ b/examples/server_node_efd/server/meson.build
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ 
 
 name = 'efd_server'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'efd'
 sources += files('args.c', 'init.c', 'main.c')
 includes += include_directories('../shared')
diff --git a/examples/service_cores/Makefile b/examples/service_cores/Makefile
index c47055813..aac207bd9 100644
--- a/examples/service_cores/Makefile
+++ b/examples/service_cores/Makefile
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/service_cores/meson.build b/examples/service_cores/meson.build
index c34e11e36..2b0a25036 100644
--- a/examples/service_cores/meson.build
+++ b/examples/service_cores/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/skeleton/Makefile b/examples/skeleton/Makefile
index 2c29004d7..2612688c0 100644
--- a/examples/skeleton/Makefile
+++ b/examples/skeleton/Makefile
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/skeleton/meson.build b/examples/skeleton/meson.build
index 9bb9ec329..ef46b187e 100644
--- a/examples/skeleton/meson.build
+++ b/examples/skeleton/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'basicfwd.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/timer/Makefile b/examples/timer/Makefile
index bf86339ab..e58e90a28 100644
--- a/examples/timer/Makefile
+++ b/examples/timer/Makefile
@@ -51,6 +51,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/timer/meson.build b/examples/timer/meson.build
index c3d901637..87c21a867 100644
--- a/examples/timer/meson.build
+++ b/examples/timer/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 deps += 'timer'
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
diff --git a/examples/vm_power_manager/Makefile b/examples/vm_power_manager/Makefile
index 2fdb991d7..65c2ad179 100644
--- a/examples/vm_power_manager/Makefile
+++ b/examples/vm_power_manager/Makefile
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@  endif
 
 CFLAGS += -O3 -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_power/
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lvirt
 
diff --git a/examples/vm_power_manager/meson.build b/examples/vm_power_manager/meson.build
index 20a4a05b3..54e2b584f 100644
--- a/examples/vm_power_manager/meson.build
+++ b/examples/vm_power_manager/meson.build
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@  if dpdk_conf.has('RTE_LIBRTE_IXGBE_PMD')
 	deps += ['pmd_ixgbe']
 endif
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'channel_manager.c', 'channel_monitor.c', 'main.c', 'parse.c', 'power_manager.c', 'vm_power_cli.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/vmdq/Makefile b/examples/vmdq/Makefile
index 0767c715a..98e644fa7 100644
--- a/examples/vmdq/Makefile
+++ b/examples/vmdq/Makefile
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXTRA_CFLAGS += -O3
 
diff --git a/examples/vmdq/meson.build b/examples/vmdq/meson.build
index c34e11e36..2b0a25036 100644
--- a/examples/vmdq/meson.build
+++ b/examples/vmdq/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/examples/vmdq_dcb/Makefile b/examples/vmdq_dcb/Makefile
index 2a9b04143..3eb7c9f43 100644
--- a/examples/vmdq_dcb/Makefile
+++ b/examples/vmdq_dcb/Makefile
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@  RTE_TARGET ?= $(notdir $(abspath $(dir $(firstword $(wildcard $(RTE_SDK)/*/.conf
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # workaround for a gcc bug with noreturn attribute
 # http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12603
diff --git a/examples/vmdq_dcb/meson.build b/examples/vmdq_dcb/meson.build
index c34e11e36..2b0a25036 100644
--- a/examples/vmdq_dcb/meson.build
+++ b/examples/vmdq_dcb/meson.build
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ 
 # To build this example as a standalone application with an already-installed
 # DPDK instance, use 'make'
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'main.c'
 )
diff --git a/lib/librte_bitratestats/Makefile b/lib/librte_bitratestats/Makefile
index 4862c44b8..6e717f2ed 100644
--- a/lib/librte_bitratestats/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_bitratestats/Makefile
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_bitratestats.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_metrics -lrte_ethdev
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_bitratestats_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_bitratestats/meson.build b/lib/librte_bitratestats/meson.build
index ede7e0a57..78c2dd57a 100644
--- a/lib/librte_bitratestats/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_bitratestats/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_bitrate.c')
 headers = files('rte_bitrate.h')
 deps += ['ethdev', 'metrics']
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile b/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
index b627e4e23..62d126a0c 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@  SRCS-y += rte_flow.c
 SRCS-y += rte_tm.c
 SRCS-y += rte_mtr.c
 SRCS-y += ethdev_profile.c
+SRCS-y += ethdev_trace_points.c
 
 #
 # Export include files
@@ -40,5 +41,7 @@  SYMLINK-y-include += rte_tm.h
 SYMLINK-y-include += rte_tm_driver.h
 SYMLINK-y-include += rte_mtr.h
 SYMLINK-y-include += rte_mtr_driver.h
+SYMLINK-y-include += rte_trace_ethdev.h
+SYMLINK-y-include += rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h
 
 include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.lib.mk
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c b/lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c
new file mode 100644
index 000000000..b08d247b4
--- /dev/null
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/ethdev_trace_points.c
@@ -0,0 +1,43 @@ 
+/* SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
+ * Copyright(C) 2020 Marvell International Ltd.
+ */
+
+#define RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER_SELECT /* Select trace point register macros */
+
+#include <rte_trace_ethdev.h>
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rxq_setup);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_txq_setup);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_start);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_stop);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_close);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rx_burst);
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DEFINE(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_tx_burst);
+
+RTE_INIT(ethdev_trace_init)
+{
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure,
+				 lib.ethdev.configure, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rxq_setup,
+				 lib.ethdev.rxq.setup, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_txq_setup,
+				 lib.ethdev.txq.setup, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_start,
+				 lib.ethdev.start, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_stop,
+				 lib.ethdev.stop, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_close,
+				 lib.ethdev.close, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rx_burst,
+				 lib.ethdev.rx.burst, INFO);
+
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_REGISTER(rte_trace_lib_ethdev_tx_burst,
+				 lib.ethdev.tx.burst, INFO);
+}
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build b/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
index 3537f22f5..84dabfb80 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/meson.build
@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@  name = 'ethdev'
 allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('ethdev_private.c',
 	'ethdev_profile.c',
+	'ethdev_trace_points.c',
 	'rte_class_eth.c',
 	'rte_ethdev.c',
 	'rte_flow.c',
@@ -23,6 +24,8 @@  headers = files('rte_ethdev.h',
 	'rte_mtr.h',
 	'rte_mtr_driver.h',
 	'rte_tm.h',
-	'rte_tm_driver.h')
+	'rte_tm_driver.h',
+	'rte_trace_ethdev.h',
+	'rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h')
 
 deps += ['net', 'kvargs', 'meter']
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
index 0854ef883..bf7d842cc 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.c
@@ -39,6 +39,7 @@ 
 #include <rte_class.h>
 #include <rte_ether.h>
 
+#include "rte_trace_ethdev.h"
 #include "rte_ethdev.h"
 #include "rte_ethdev_driver.h"
 #include "ethdev_profile.h"
@@ -1470,6 +1471,7 @@  rte_eth_dev_configure(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t nb_rx_q, uint16_t nb_tx_q,
 		goto reset_queues;
 	}
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure(port_id, nb_rx_q, nb_tx_q, dev_conf, 0);
 	return 0;
 reset_queues:
 	rte_eth_dev_rx_queue_config(dev, 0);
@@ -1477,6 +1479,8 @@  rte_eth_dev_configure(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t nb_rx_q, uint16_t nb_tx_q,
 rollback:
 	memcpy(&dev->data->dev_conf, &orig_conf, sizeof(dev->data->dev_conf));
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure(port_id, nb_rx_q, nb_tx_q, dev_conf,
+				       ret);
 	return ret;
 }
 
@@ -1647,6 +1651,8 @@  rte_eth_dev_start(uint16_t port_id)
 		RTE_FUNC_PTR_OR_ERR_RET(*dev->dev_ops->link_update, -ENOTSUP);
 		(*dev->dev_ops->link_update)(dev, 0);
 	}
+
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_start(port_id);
 	return 0;
 }
 
@@ -1669,6 +1675,7 @@  rte_eth_dev_stop(uint16_t port_id)
 
 	dev->data->dev_started = 0;
 	(*dev->dev_ops->dev_stop)(dev);
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_stop(port_id);
 }
 
 int
@@ -1709,6 +1716,7 @@  rte_eth_dev_close(uint16_t port_id)
 	dev->data->dev_started = 0;
 	(*dev->dev_ops->dev_close)(dev);
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_close(port_id);
 	/* check behaviour flag - temporary for PMD migration */
 	if ((dev->data->dev_flags & RTE_ETH_DEV_CLOSE_REMOVE) != 0) {
 		/* new behaviour: send event + reset state + free all data */
@@ -1918,6 +1926,8 @@  rte_eth_rx_queue_setup(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t rx_queue_id,
 			dev->data->min_rx_buf_size = mbp_buf_size;
 	}
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rxq_setup(port_id, rx_queue_id, nb_rx_desc, mp,
+				       rx_conf, ret);
 	return eth_err(port_id, ret);
 }
 
@@ -2088,6 +2098,8 @@  rte_eth_tx_queue_setup(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t tx_queue_id,
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_txq_setup(port_id, tx_queue_id, nb_tx_desc,
+				       tx_conf);
 	return eth_err(port_id, (*dev->dev_ops->tx_queue_setup)(dev,
 		       tx_queue_id, nb_tx_desc, socket_id, &local_conf));
 }
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
index d1a593ad1..17cd1dda3 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
@@ -158,6 +158,7 @@  extern "C" {
 #include <rte_config.h>
 #include <rte_ether.h>
 
+#include "rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h"
 #include "rte_dev_info.h"
 
 extern int rte_eth_dev_logtype;
@@ -4400,6 +4401,8 @@  rte_eth_rx_burst(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t queue_id,
 	}
 #endif
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rx_burst(port_id, queue_id, (void **)rx_pkts,
+				      nb_rx);
 	return nb_rx;
 }
 
@@ -4663,6 +4666,8 @@  rte_eth_tx_burst(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t queue_id,
 	}
 #endif
 
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_tx_burst(port_id, queue_id, (void **)tx_pkts,
+				      nb_pkts);
 	return (*dev->tx_pkt_burst)(dev->data->tx_queues[queue_id], tx_pkts, nb_pkts);
 }
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev_version.map b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev_version.map
index 3f32fdecf..28c07117c 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev_version.map
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev_version.map
@@ -230,4 +230,14 @@  EXPERIMENTAL {
 
 	# added in 20.02
 	rte_flow_dev_dump;
+
+	# added in 20.05
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rxq_setup;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_txq_setup;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_start;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_stop;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_close;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rx_burst;
+	__rte_trace_lib_ethdev_tx_burst;
 };
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev.h
new file mode 100644
index 000000000..060779a1d
--- /dev/null
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev.h
@@ -0,0 +1,90 @@ 
+/* SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
+ * Copyright(C) 2020 Marvell International Ltd.
+ */
+
+#ifndef _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_H_
+#define _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_H_
+
+/**
+ * @file
+ *
+ * API for ethdev trace support
+ */
+
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+extern "C" {
+#endif
+
+#include "rte_ethdev.h"
+
+#include <rte_trace.h>
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_configure,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t nb_rx_q,
+			     uint16_t nb_tx_q,
+			     const struct rte_eth_conf *dev_conf,
+			     int rc),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id); rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_rx_q);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_tx_q); rte_trace_ctf_u32(dev_conf->link_speeds);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u32(dev_conf->rxmode.mq_mode);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u32(dev_conf->rxmode.max_rx_pkt_len);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u64(dev_conf->rxmode.offloads);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u32(dev_conf->txmode.mq_mode);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u64(dev_conf->txmode.offloads);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u32(dev_conf->lpbk_mode); rte_trace_ctf_int(rc);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rxq_setup,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t rx_queue_id,
+			     uint16_t nb_rx_desc, void *mp,
+			     const struct rte_eth_rxconf *rx_conf, int rc),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id); rte_trace_ctf_u16(rx_queue_id);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_rx_desc); rte_trace_ctf_ptr(mp);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(rx_conf->rx_thresh.pthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(rx_conf->rx_thresh.hthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(rx_conf->rx_thresh.wthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(rx_conf->rx_drop_en);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(rx_conf->rx_deferred_start);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u64(rx_conf->offloads); rte_trace_ctf_int(rc);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_txq_setup,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t tx_queue_id,
+			     uint16_t nb_tx_desc,
+			     const struct rte_eth_txconf *tx_conf),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id); rte_trace_ctf_u16(tx_queue_id);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_tx_desc);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(tx_conf->tx_thresh.pthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(tx_conf->tx_thresh.hthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(tx_conf->tx_thresh.wthresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u8(tx_conf->tx_deferred_start);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(tx_conf->tx_free_thresh);
+	rte_trace_ctf_u64(tx_conf->offloads);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_start,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_stop,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_close,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id);
+)
+
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+}
+#endif
+
+#endif /* _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_H_ */
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h
new file mode 100644
index 000000000..c34e7af66
--- /dev/null
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_trace_ethdev_fp.h
@@ -0,0 +1,40 @@ 
+/* SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
+ * Copyright(C) 2020 Marvell International Ltd.
+ */
+
+#ifndef _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_FP_H_
+#define _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_FP_H_
+
+/**
+ * @file
+ *
+ * API for ethdev trace support
+ */
+
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+extern "C" {
+#endif
+
+#include <rte_trace.h>
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DP(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_rx_burst,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t queue_id,
+			     void **pkt_tbl, uint16_t nb_rx),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id); rte_trace_ctf_u16(queue_id);
+	rte_trace_ctf_ptr(pkt_tbl); rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_rx);
+)
+
+RTE_TRACE_POINT_DP(
+	rte_trace_lib_ethdev_tx_burst,
+	RTE_TRACE_POINT_ARGS(uint16_t port_id, uint16_t queue_id,
+			     void **pkts_tbl, uint16_t nb_pkts),
+	rte_trace_ctf_u16(port_id); rte_trace_ctf_u16(queue_id);
+	rte_trace_ctf_ptr(pkts_tbl); rte_trace_ctf_u16(nb_pkts);
+)
+
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+}
+#endif
+
+#endif /* _RTE_TRACE_ETHDEV_FP_H_ */
diff --git a/lib/librte_gro/Makefile b/lib/librte_gro/Makefile
index e848687ac..c5ec134a4 100644
--- a/lib/librte_gro/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_gro/Makefile
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_gro.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_gro/meson.build b/lib/librte_gro/meson.build
index 501668c8a..da68e70dd 100644
--- a/lib/librte_gro/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_gro/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_gro.c', 'gro_tcp4.c', 'gro_vxlan_tcp4.c')
 headers = files('rte_gro.h')
 deps += ['ethdev']
diff --git a/lib/librte_gso/Makefile b/lib/librte_gso/Makefile
index a34846e92..78005bc13 100644
--- a/lib/librte_gso/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_gso/Makefile
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_gso.a
 
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mempool
diff --git a/lib/librte_gso/meson.build b/lib/librte_gso/meson.build
index ad8dd8583..c2b628bb2 100644
--- a/lib/librte_gso/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_gso/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('gso_common.c', 'gso_tcp4.c', 'gso_udp4.c',
  		'gso_tunnel_tcp4.c', 'rte_gso.c')
 headers = files('rte_gso.h')
diff --git a/lib/librte_kni/Makefile b/lib/librte_kni/Makefile
index 9d440aa13..dbccdc2ba 100644
--- a/lib/librte_kni/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_kni/Makefile
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_kni.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3 -fno-strict-aliasing
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_kni_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_kni/meson.build b/lib/librte_kni/meson.build
index 963eae6fe..8c1c7407e 100644
--- a/lib/librte_kni/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_kni/meson.build
@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@  if not is_linux or not dpdk_conf.get('RTE_ARCH_64')
 	build = false
 	reason = 'only supported on 64-bit linux'
 endif
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_kni.c')
 headers = files('rte_kni.h')
 deps += ['ethdev', 'pci']
diff --git a/lib/librte_latencystats/Makefile b/lib/librte_latencystats/Makefile
index b19e0b178..ad6b9fb22 100644
--- a/lib/librte_latencystats/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_latencystats/Makefile
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_latencystats.a
 
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lm
 LDLIBS += -lpthread
diff --git a/lib/librte_latencystats/meson.build b/lib/librte_latencystats/meson.build
index 286558dd7..578d26554 100644
--- a/lib/librte_latencystats/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_latencystats/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files('rte_latencystats.c')
 headers = files('rte_latencystats.h')
 deps += ['metrics', 'ethdev']
diff --git a/lib/librte_port/Makefile b/lib/librte_port/Makefile
index 57d2aedbc..34d5b04c1 100644
--- a/lib/librte_port/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_port/Makefile
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@  endif
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_port_version.map
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_port/meson.build b/lib/librte_port/meson.build
index 0d5ede44a..e15b69b38 100644
--- a/lib/librte_port/meson.build
+++ b/lib/librte_port/meson.build
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@ 
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 # Copyright(c) 2017 Intel Corporation
 
+allow_experimental_apis = true
 sources = files(
 	'rte_port_ethdev.c',
 	'rte_port_fd.c',