doc: announce removal of legacy ethdev filtering API
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Thomas Monjalon Aug. 3, 2020, 11:49 a.m. UTC
Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
which is replaced with rte_flow.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
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 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

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Andrew Rybchenko Aug. 3, 2020, 11:54 a.m. UTC | #1
On 8/3/20 2:49 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
> and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
> After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
> which is replaced with rte_flow.
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
>

Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
Jerin Jacob Aug. 3, 2020, 11:57 a.m. UTC | #2
On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 5:24 PM Andrew Rybchenko
<arybchenko@solarflare.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/3/20 2:49 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
> > and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
> > After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
> > which is replaced with rte_flow.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> >
>
> Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>

Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>


>
Ajit Khaparde Aug. 3, 2020, 2:30 p.m. UTC | #3
On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 4:57 AM Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 5:24 PM Andrew Rybchenko
> <arybchenko@solarflare.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 8/3/20 2:49 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > > Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
> > > and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
> > > After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
> > > which is replaced with rte_flow.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> > >
> >
> > Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
>
> Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
>
Acked-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>


>
>
> >
>
David Marchand Aug. 4, 2020, 7:51 a.m. UTC | #4
On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 1:49 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
>
> Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
> and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
> After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
> which is replaced with rte_flow.
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>

Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Thomas Monjalon Aug. 6, 2020, 12:26 a.m. UTC | #5
> > > > Deprecation of rte_eth_dev_filter_ctrl() was announced in 2016,
> > > > and confirmed last year by avoiding include of rte_eth_ctrl.h.
> > > > After 4 years, it is time to complete the removal of the API
> > > > which is replaced with rte_flow.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> > > Acked-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
> > Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> Acked-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>

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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index ea4cfa7a48..6e12e57a13 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -81,8 +81,7 @@  Deprecation Notices
   as filter types MACVLAN, ETHERTYPE, FLEXIBLE, SYN, NTUPLE, TUNNEL, FDIR,
   HASH and L2_TUNNEL, is superseded by the generic flow API (rte_flow) in
   PMDs that implement the latter.
-  Target release for removal of the legacy API will be defined once most
-  PMDs have switched to rte_flow.
+  The legacy API will be removed in DPDK 20.11.
 
 * ethdev: Update API functions returning ``void`` to return ``int`` with
   negative errno values to indicate various error conditions (e.g.