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[dpdk-dev,v1] doc: announce API change for ethdev function

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Bernard Iremonger Oct. 18, 2016, 1:38 p.m. UTC
The _rte_eth_dev_call_process function will change to return "int"
and a fourth parameter "void* ret_param" will be added. This change
targets release 17.02.

Signed-off-by: Bernard Iremonger <bernard.iremonger@intel.com>
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 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 4 ++++
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Mcnamara, John Nov. 4, 2016, 1:39 p.m. UTC | #1
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Iremonger, Bernard
> Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:38 PM
> To: dev@dpdk.org; Mcnamara, John <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
> Cc: Iremonger, Bernard <bernard.iremonger@intel.com>
> Subject: [PATCH v1] doc: announce API change for ethdev function
> 
> The _rte_eth_dev_call_process function will change to return "int"
> and a fourth parameter "void* ret_param" will be added. This change
> targets release 17.02.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Bernard Iremonger <bernard.iremonger@intel.com>

Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
Thomas Monjalon Nov. 13, 2016, 9:16 a.m. UTC | #2
> > The _rte_eth_dev_call_process function will change to return "int"
> > and a fourth parameter "void* ret_param" will be added. This change
> > targets release 17.02.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Bernard Iremonger <bernard.iremonger@intel.com>
> 
> Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>

The real API change is in rte_eth_dev_cb_fn but we understand the idea.

Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>

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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index d5c1490..1d274d8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -49,3 +49,7 @@  Deprecation Notices
 * mempool: The functions for single/multi producer/consumer are deprecated
   and will be removed in 17.02.
   It is replaced by ``rte_mempool_generic_get/put`` functions.
+
+* librte_ether: an API change is planned for 17.02 for the function
+  ``_rte_eth_dev_callback_process``. In 17.02 the function will return an ``int``
+  instead of ``void`` and a fourth parameter ``void *ret_param`` will be added.