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[dpdk-dev] doc: announce ABI changes planned for unified packet type

Message ID 1434520099-14251-1-git-send-email-helin.zhang@intel.com (mailing list archive)
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Helin Zhang June 17, 2015, 5:48 a.m. UTC
The significant ABI changes are planned for unified packet type
which will be supported from release 2.2. Here announces that ABI
changes in detail.

Signed-off-by: Helin Zhang <helin.zhang@intel.com>
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 doc/guides/rel_notes/abi.rst | 1 +
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@@ -38,3 +38,4 @@  Examples of Deprecation Notices
 
 Deprecation Notices
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+* Significant ABI changes are planned for struct rte_mbuf, and several PKT_RX_ flags will be removed, to support unified packet type from release 2.2. The upcoming release 2.1 will not have those changes. There is no backward compatibility planned from release 2.2. All binaries will need to be rebuilt from release 2.2.