[v2,1/2] doc: reword abi policy for windows
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Message ID 1594144262-5040-2-git-send-email-mdr@ashroe.eu
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Kinsella, Ray July 7, 2020, 5:51 p.m. UTC
Minor changes to the abi policy for windows.

Signed-off-by: Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>
---
 doc/guides/contributing/abi_policy.rst | 4 +++-
 doc/guides/windows_gsg/intro.rst       | 6 +++---
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/abi_policy.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/abi_policy.rst
index d0affa9..4452362 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/abi_policy.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/abi_policy.rst
@@ -40,7 +40,9 @@  General Guidelines
    maintaining ABI stability through one year of DPDK releases starting from
    DPDK 19.11. This policy will be reviewed in 2020, with intention of
    lengthening the stability period. Additional implementation detail can be
-   found in the :ref:`release notes <20_02_abi_changes>`.
+   found in the :ref:`release notes <20_02_abi_changes>`. Please note that this
+   policy does not currently apply to the :doc:`Windows build
+   <../windows_gsg/intro>`.
 
 What is an ABI?
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
diff --git a/doc/guides/windows_gsg/intro.rst b/doc/guides/windows_gsg/intro.rst
index 58c6246..4ac7f97 100644
--- a/doc/guides/windows_gsg/intro.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/windows_gsg/intro.rst
@@ -19,6 +19,6 @@  compile. Support is being added in pieces so as to limit the overall scope
 of any individual patch series. The goal is to be able to run any DPDK
 application natively on Windows.
 
-The :doc:`../contributing/abi_policy` cannot be respected for Windows.
-Minor ABI versions may be incompatible
-because function versioning is not supported on Windows.
+The :doc:`../contributing/abi_policy` does not apply to the Windows build,
+as function versioning is not supported on Windows,
+therefore minor ABI versions may be incompatible.