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[1/3] doc: announce cleanup of rte_{bsf, fls} inline functions type use

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Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Series cleanup bsf and fls inline function return types | expand


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ci/checkpatch warning coding style issues

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Tyler Retzlaff Aug. 8, 2022, 9:21 p.m. UTC
From: Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@microsoft.com>

The cleanup resulted from request to review [1] the following
functions where there appeared to be inconsistency in return type
or parameter type selections for the following inline functions.


[1] http://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2021-March/201590.html

Signed-off-by: Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@linux.microsoft.com>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index e7583ca..58f4c24 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -17,6 +17,12 @@  Deprecation Notices
 * eal: The function ``rte_eal_remote_launch`` will return new error codes
   after read or write error on the pipe, instead of calling ``rte_panic``.
+* eal: Fix inline function return and parameter types for rte_{bsf,fls}
+  inline functions to be consistent in DPDK 22.11.
+  Change ``rte_bsf64`` return type to  ``uint32_t`` instead of ``int``.
+  Change ``rte_fls_u32`` return type to ``uint32_t`` instead of ``int``.
+  Change ``rte_fls_u64`` return type to ``uint32_t`` instead of ``int``.
 * rte_atomicNN_xxx: These APIs do not take memory order parameter. This does
   not allow for writing optimized code for all the CPU architectures supported
   in DPDK. DPDK has adopted the atomic operations from