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[v2,2/2] build: makefile make experimental tag as global

Message ID 20200402183253.866-2-jerinjacobk@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: David Marchand
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Series [v2,1/2] build: meson make experimental tag as global | expand

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Commit Message

Jerin Jacob April 2, 2020, 6:32 p.m. UTC
From: Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>

Make allow_experimental_api global across lib, drivers and apps.

Signed-off-by: Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>
---
 app/test-bbdev/Makefile                | 1 -
 app/test-compress-perf/Makefile        | 1 -
 app/test-crypto-perf/Makefile          | 1 -
 app/test-fib/Makefile                  | 1 -
 app/test-pmd/Makefile                  | 1 -
 app/test-sad/Makefile                  | 1 -
 app/test/Makefile                      | 2 --
 drivers/baseband/fpga_lte_fec/Makefile | 1 -
 drivers/baseband/null/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/baseband/turbo_sw/Makefile     | 1 -
 drivers/bus/dpaa/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/bus/fslmc/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/bus/ifpga/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/bus/pci/Makefile               | 4 ----
 drivers/bus/vdev/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/bus/vmbus/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/common/dpaax/Makefile          | 1 -
 drivers/common/iavf/Makefile           | 1 -
 drivers/common/octeontx2/Makefile      | 1 -
 drivers/common/qat/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/compress/isal/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/compress/octeontx/Makefile     | 1 -
 drivers/compress/zlib/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/aesni_gcm/Makefile      | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/aesni_mb/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile          | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/caam_jr/Makefile        | 2 --
 drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/Makefile      | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/dpaa_sec/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/kasumi/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/nitrox/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/octeontx/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/octeontx2/Makefile      | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/openssl/Makefile        | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/snow3g/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/crypto/zuc/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/event/dpaa/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/event/dpaa2/Makefile           | 3 ---
 drivers/event/dsw/Makefile             | 3 ---
 drivers/event/octeontx2/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/event/opdl/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/mempool/bucket/Makefile        | 1 -
 drivers/mempool/dpaa/Makefile          | 3 ---
 drivers/mempool/dpaa2/Makefile         | 3 ---
 drivers/mempool/octeontx/Makefile      | 1 -
 drivers/mempool/octeontx2/Makefile     | 4 +---
 drivers/mempool/stack/Makefile         | 1 -
 drivers/net/atlantic/Makefile          | 1 -
 drivers/net/avp/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/net/axgbe/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/bnx2x/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/bonding/Makefile           | 1 -
 drivers/net/dpaa/Makefile              | 3 ---
 drivers/net/dpaa2/Makefile             | 3 ---
 drivers/net/e1000/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/ena/Makefile               | 2 --
 drivers/net/enetc/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/enic/Makefile              | 2 --
 drivers/net/failsafe/Makefile          | 1 -
 drivers/net/fm10k/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/fm10k/base/meson.build     | 1 -
 drivers/net/hns3/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/net/i40e/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/net/iavf/Makefile              | 2 +-
 drivers/net/ice/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/net/ionic/Makefile             | 3 ---
 drivers/net/ipn3ke/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/net/ixgbe/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/net/memif/Makefile             | 7 -------
 drivers/net/mlx4/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/net/mlx5/Makefile              | 3 ---
 drivers/net/netvsc/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/net/nfp/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile          | 2 --
 drivers/net/pfe/Makefile               | 4 ----
 drivers/net/qede/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/net/sfc/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/net/softnic/Makefile           | 1 -
 drivers/net/tap/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/net/thunderx/Makefile          | 1 -
 drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/net/virtio/Makefile            | 1 -
 drivers/net/vmxnet3/Makefile           | 1 -
 drivers/raw/dpaa2_cmdif/Makefile       | 1 -
 drivers/raw/dpaa2_qdma/Makefile        | 1 -
 drivers/raw/ifpga/Makefile             | 1 -
 drivers/raw/ntb/Makefile               | 1 -
 drivers/vdpa/ifc/Makefile              | 1 -
 drivers/vdpa/mlx5/Makefile             | 2 --
 lib/librte_bbdev/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_bpf/Makefile                | 1 -
 lib/librte_cmdline/Makefile            | 1 -
 lib/librte_compressdev/Makefile        | 1 -
 lib/librte_cryptodev/Makefile          | 1 -
 lib/librte_eal/freebsd/Makefile        | 1 -
 lib/librte_eal/linux/Makefile          | 1 -
 lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile             | 1 -
 lib/librte_eventdev/Makefile           | 1 -
 lib/librte_fib/Makefile                | 1 -
 lib/librte_flow_classify/Makefile      | 1 -
 lib/librte_hash/Makefile               | 2 +-
 lib/librte_ipsec/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_mbuf/Makefile               | 1 -
 lib/librte_mempool/Makefile            | 4 ----
 lib/librte_net/Makefile                | 1 -
 lib/librte_pdump/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_pipeline/Makefile           | 1 -
 lib/librte_power/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_rcu/Makefile                | 1 -
 lib/librte_rib/Makefile                | 1 -
 lib/librte_ring/Makefile               | 2 +-
 lib/librte_stack/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_telemetry/Makefile          | 1 -
 lib/librte_timer/Makefile              | 1 -
 lib/librte_vhost/Makefile              | 1 -
 mk/rte.app.mk                          | 2 ++
 mk/rte.lib.mk                          | 1 +
 117 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 154 deletions(-)
diff mbox series

Patch

diff --git a/app/test-bbdev/Makefile b/app/test-bbdev/Makefile
index c53982ffc..8272d2b1c 100644
--- a/app/test-bbdev/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-bbdev/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 APP = testbbdev
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/app/test-compress-perf/Makefile b/app/test-compress-perf/Makefile
index ad3b91d0a..2bff53183 100644
--- a/app/test-compress-perf/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-compress-perf/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 APP = dpdk-test-compress-perf
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
diff --git a/app/test-crypto-perf/Makefile b/app/test-crypto-perf/Makefile
index 78135f38c..0dced790f 100644
--- a/app/test-crypto-perf/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-crypto-perf/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 APP = dpdk-test-crypto-perf
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
diff --git a/app/test-fib/Makefile b/app/test-fib/Makefile
index 78b45fe31..212bc694a 100644
--- a/app/test-fib/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-fib/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  APP = testfib
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDFLAGS += -lresolv
 
diff --git a/app/test-pmd/Makefile b/app/test-pmd/Makefile
index d5258eae4..ea818de22 100644
--- a/app/test-pmd/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-pmd/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_TEST_PMD),y)
 #
 APP = testpmd
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-deprecated-declarations
diff --git a/app/test-sad/Makefile b/app/test-sad/Makefile
index 9b354132e..9b5a7ddc6 100644
--- a/app/test-sad/Makefile
+++ b/app/test-sad/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_IPSEC),y)
 APP = testsad
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 SRCS-y := main.c
diff --git a/app/test/Makefile b/app/test/Makefile
index 1f080d162..be53d33c3 100644
--- a/app/test/Makefile
+++ b/app/test/Makefile
@@ -237,8 +237,6 @@  ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_IPSEC),y)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ipsec
 endif
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/baseband/fpga_lte_fec/Makefile b/drivers/baseband/fpga_lte_fec/Makefile
index b4a442ca5..30caafe3d 100644
--- a/drivers/baseband/fpga_lte_fec/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/baseband/fpga_lte_fec/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_bbdev_fpga_lte_fec.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/baseband/null/Makefile b/drivers/baseband/null/Makefile
index 28751eeb7..0ee500166 100644
--- a/drivers/baseband/null/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/baseband/null/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_bbdev_null.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring -lrte_kvargs
diff --git a/drivers/baseband/turbo_sw/Makefile b/drivers/baseband/turbo_sw/Makefile
index ec74d277e..c2a6fe0f8 100644
--- a/drivers/baseband/turbo_sw/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/baseband/turbo_sw/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_bbdev_turbo_sw.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring -lrte_kvargs
diff --git a/drivers/bus/dpaa/Makefile b/drivers/bus/dpaa/Makefile
index 9e1a31bb7..ba40b2116 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/dpaa/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/dpaa/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  RTE_BUS_DPAA=$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/dpaa
 #
 LIB = librte_bus_dpaa.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS := -I$(SRCDIR) $(CFLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-pointer-arith
diff --git a/drivers/bus/fslmc/Makefile b/drivers/bus/fslmc/Makefile
index 6d2286088..c70e359c8 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/fslmc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/fslmc/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_bus_fslmc.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/bus/ifpga/Makefile b/drivers/bus/ifpga/Makefile
index 290c1124b..1df369103 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/ifpga/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/ifpga/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_bus_ifpga.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
diff --git a/drivers/bus/pci/Makefile b/drivers/bus/pci/Makefile
index 975d79652..f4102d0a7 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/pci/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/pci/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_bus_pci_version.map
 
 CFLAGS := -I$(SRCDIR) $(CFLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_EXEC_ENV_LINUX),)
 SYSTEM := linux
@@ -20,9 +19,6 @@  endif
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/pci/$(SYSTEM)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/common
 
-# memseg walk is not part of stable API yet
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_pci -lrte_kvargs
 
diff --git a/drivers/bus/vdev/Makefile b/drivers/bus/vdev/Makefile
index 63c9b3f59..01747f03a 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/vdev/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/vdev/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_bus_vdev.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_bus_vdev_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/bus/vmbus/Makefile b/drivers/bus/vmbus/Makefile
index 59e789db9..335df6a0b 100644
--- a/drivers/bus/vmbus/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/bus/vmbus/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_bus_vmbus_version.map
 
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_EXEC_ENV_LINUX),)
 SYSTEM := linux
diff --git a/drivers/common/dpaax/Makefile b/drivers/common/dpaax/Makefile
index 59bd8ae15..15b0b38d0 100644
--- a/drivers/common/dpaax/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/common/dpaax/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_common_dpaax.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-pointer-arith
diff --git a/drivers/common/iavf/Makefile b/drivers/common/iavf/Makefile
index 43383e376..f06dafd40 100644
--- a/drivers/common/iavf/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/common/iavf/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_common_iavf.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-pointer-arith
diff --git a/drivers/common/octeontx2/Makefile b/drivers/common/octeontx2/Makefile
index 48f033dc6..efe3da2cc 100644
--- a/drivers/common/octeontx2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/common/octeontx2/Makefile
@@ -13,7 +13,6 @@  CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/pci
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_64),y)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-int-to-pointer-cast
diff --git a/drivers/common/qat/Makefile b/drivers/common/qat/Makefile
index 63d8efb2b..28bd5668f 100644
--- a/drivers/common/qat/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/common/qat/Makefile
@@ -16,7 +16,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(QAT_COMPRESS_DIR)
 
 
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_COMPRESSDEV),y)
-	CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 	LDLIBS += -lrte_compressdev
 	SRCS-y += qat_comp.c
 	SRCS-y += qat_comp_pmd.c
diff --git a/drivers/compress/isal/Makefile b/drivers/compress/isal/Makefile
index 6438b75ce..1e225ab43 100644
--- a/drivers/compress/isal/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/compress/isal/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_isal_comp.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # external library dependencies
 LDLIBS += -lisal
diff --git a/drivers/compress/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/compress/octeontx/Makefile
index d6324b530..9ba1db791 100644
--- a/drivers/compress/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/compress/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_octeontx_zip.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/compress/octeontx/include
 
 # external library include paths
diff --git a/drivers/compress/zlib/Makefile b/drivers/compress/zlib/Makefile
index 1eba3560f..9f695f7d9 100644
--- a/drivers/compress/zlib/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/compress/zlib/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_zlib.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_zlib_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/aesni_gcm/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/aesni_gcm/Makefile
index b443167d5..01cb4fddf 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/aesni_gcm/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/aesni_gcm/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_aesni_gcm.a
 
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
 # versioning export map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/aesni_mb/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/aesni_mb/Makefile
index aa2e42810..f0dc82f39 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/aesni_mb/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/aesni_mb/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_aesni_mb.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_aesni_mb_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
index 7f20a28d4..0e3bc9fb7 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
@@ -24,7 +24,6 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_armv8_version.map
 
 # external library dependencies
 CFLAGS += -I$(ARMV8_CRYPTO_LIB_PATH)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -L$(ARMV8_CRYPTO_LIB_PATH) -lAArch64crypto
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_cryptodev
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/caam_jr/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/caam_jr/Makefile
index db1729439..89d323817 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/caam_jr/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/caam_jr/Makefile
@@ -9,8 +9,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_caam_jr.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 CFLAGS += -D _GNU_SOURCE
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/Makefile
index 96b9c7843..a0a279557 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_dpaa2_sec.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/dpaa_sec/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/dpaa_sec/Makefile
index 13a5ff20c..ea266962a 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/dpaa_sec/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/dpaa_sec/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_dpaa_sec.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/kasumi/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/kasumi/Makefile
index ad19aad11..a7d0d079d 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/kasumi/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/kasumi/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_kasumi.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_kasumi_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/nitrox/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/nitrox/Makefile
index fc42ac808..535121196 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/nitrox/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/nitrox/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_nitrox.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_nitrox_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/octeontx/Makefile
index 08a99c827..296755ee9 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -19,7 +19,6 @@  VPATH += $(RTE_SDK)/drivers/crypto/octeontx
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/cpt
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # PMD code
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_OCTEONTX_CRYPTO) += otx_cryptodev.c
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/Makefile
index 1458e2b72..5f9a6a0e3 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/octeontx2/Makefile
@@ -23,7 +23,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/crypto/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/net/octeontx2
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_64),y)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-int-to-pointer-cast
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/openssl/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/openssl/Makefile
index 58a26eced..b85c81655 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/openssl/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/openssl/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_openssl.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_openssl_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/snow3g/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/snow3g/Makefile
index cbf1a7790..469aefaa5 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/snow3g/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/snow3g/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_snow3g.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_snow3g_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/zuc/Makefile b/drivers/crypto/zuc/Makefile
index 187534447..529b47f25 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/zuc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/crypto/zuc/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_zuc.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_zuc_version.map
diff --git a/drivers/event/dpaa/Makefile b/drivers/event/dpaa/Makefile
index 15ffc157f..a39dc27c6 100644
--- a/drivers/event/dpaa/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/dpaa/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  RTE_SDK_DPAA=$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/net/dpaa
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_dpaa_event.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS := -I$(SRCDIR) $(CFLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-pointer-arith
diff --git a/drivers/event/dpaa2/Makefile b/drivers/event/dpaa2/Makefile
index 1cd3b88bd..75cf197c5 100644
--- a/drivers/event/dpaa2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/dpaa2/Makefile
@@ -31,9 +31,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/crypto/dpaa2_sec
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_dpaa2_event_version.map
 
-# depends on fslmc bus which uses experimental API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 #
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 #
diff --git a/drivers/event/dsw/Makefile b/drivers/event/dsw/Makefile
index 68d681fab..f6e7dda1f 100644
--- a/drivers/event/dsw/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/dsw/Makefile
@@ -11,9 +11,6 @@  ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_TOOLCHAIN_ICC),y)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-format-nonliteral
 endif
 
-# Depends on rte_ring_elem_*()
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mbuf
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mempool
diff --git a/drivers/event/octeontx2/Makefile b/drivers/event/octeontx2/Makefile
index bcd22ee8c..9d67b00c6 100644
--- a/drivers/event/octeontx2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/octeontx2/Makefile
@@ -16,7 +16,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/event/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/net/octeontx2
 CFLAGS += -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_64),y)
 CFLAGS += -Wno-int-to-pointer-cast
diff --git a/drivers/event/opdl/Makefile b/drivers/event/opdl/Makefile
index 1dfd6f5e8..71713b00a 100644
--- a/drivers/event/opdl/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/event/opdl/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_opdl_event.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_eventdev -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/bucket/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/bucket/Makefile
index 1dc0079f8..c766c35b2 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/bucket/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/bucket/Makefile
@@ -15,7 +15,6 @@  LIB = librte_mempool_bucket.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/dpaa/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/dpaa/Makefile
index 8c786ddbe..144969c62 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/dpaa/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/dpaa/Makefile
@@ -19,9 +19,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_mempool
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_dpaa_version.map
 
-# depends on dpaa bus which uses experimental API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 #
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA_MEMPOOL) += dpaa_mempool.c
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/dpaa2/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/dpaa2/Makefile
index 52565be9a..04db6d27d 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/dpaa2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/dpaa2/Makefile
@@ -18,9 +18,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/fslmc/qbman/include
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_dpaa2_version.map
 
-# depends on fslmc bus which uses experimental API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 #
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA2_MEMPOOL) += dpaa2_hw_mempool.c
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/octeontx/Makefile
index ee54c66dc..9c840620d 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -11,7 +11,6 @@  LIB = librte_mempool_octeontx.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/octeontx/
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_octeontx_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/Makefile
index 337babf66..6af7b5432 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/octeontx2/Makefile
@@ -23,8 +23,6 @@  CFLAGS += -diag-disable 2259
 endif
 endif
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_octeontx2_version.map
 
 #
@@ -32,7 +30,7 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_octeontx2_version.map
 #
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_OCTEONTX2_MEMPOOL) += \
 	otx2_mempool_ops.c	\
-	otx2_mempool.c 		\
+	otx2_mempool.c		\
 	otx2_mempool_irq.c	\
 	otx2_mempool_debug.c
 
diff --git a/drivers/mempool/stack/Makefile b/drivers/mempool/stack/Makefile
index 97c3dab07..ccfd97040 100644
--- a/drivers/mempool/stack/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/mempool/stack/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_mempool_stack.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # Headers
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_mempool
diff --git a/drivers/net/atlantic/Makefile b/drivers/net/atlantic/Makefile
index 016e36928..0d0d0a502 100644
--- a/drivers/net/atlantic/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/atlantic/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_atlantic.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_atlantic_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/avp/Makefile b/drivers/net/avp/Makefile
index 8c12d3b7a..075247b13 100644
--- a/drivers/net/avp/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/avp/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_avp.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/axgbe/Makefile b/drivers/net/axgbe/Makefile
index 0097a9307..e421d0da1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/axgbe/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/axgbe/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_axgbe.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_axgbe_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/bnx2x/Makefile b/drivers/net/bnx2x/Makefile
index 5f6c39e4e..451434cc1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bnx2x/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/bnx2x/Makefile
@@ -12,7 +12,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_bnx2x.a
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -DZLIB_CONST
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lz
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile b/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
index a64296d8c..728551a84 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_bond.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/dpaa/Makefile b/drivers/net/dpaa/Makefile
index f63c9bf54..d7bbc0e15 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dpaa/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/dpaa/Makefile
@@ -25,9 +25,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/include
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_dpaa_version.map
 
-# depends on dpaa bus which uses experimental API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 # Interfaces with DPDK
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA_PMD) += dpaa_ethdev.c
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA_PMD) += dpaa_rxtx.c
diff --git a/drivers/net/dpaa2/Makefile b/drivers/net/dpaa2/Makefile
index cdd9115ba..6f38c18b9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dpaa2/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/dpaa2/Makefile
@@ -24,9 +24,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/mempool/dpaa2
 # versioning export map
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_dpaa2_version.map
 
-# depends on fslmc bus which uses experimental API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA2_PMD) += base/dpaa2_hw_dpni.c
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA2_PMD) += dpaa2_rxtx.c
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_DPAA2_PMD) += dpaa2_ethdev.c
diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000/Makefile b/drivers/net/e1000/Makefile
index d93a5225c..9fb038cf0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/e1000/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/e1000/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_e1000.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/ena/Makefile b/drivers/net/ena/Makefile
index b44daa896..8ccff36db 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ena/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ena/Makefile
@@ -12,8 +12,6 @@  CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -O2
 INCLUDES :=-I$(SRCDIR) -I$(SRCDIR)/base/ena_defs -I$(SRCDIR)/base
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_ena_version.map
-# rte_fbarray is not yet part of stable API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 VPATH += $(SRCDIR)/base
 #
diff --git a/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile b/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
index 7f7a85f64..7276026e3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/enetc/Makefile
@@ -11,7 +11,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_enetc.a
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/dpaax
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_enetc_version.map
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_ENETC_PMD) += enetc_ethdev.c
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_ENETC_PMD) += enetc_rxtx.c
diff --git a/drivers/net/enic/Makefile b/drivers/net/enic/Makefile
index 316088a3c..d098a474a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enic/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/enic/Makefile
@@ -11,8 +11,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_enic.a
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_enic_version.map
 
-# Experimental APIs used: rte_intr_ack
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/base/
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)
 CFLAGS += -O3
diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/Makefile b/drivers/net/failsafe/Makefile
index bebc9056e..464fd0515 100644
--- a/drivers/net/failsafe/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/Makefile
@@ -27,7 +27,6 @@  endif
 # No exported include files
 
 # Basic CFLAGS:
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -std=gnu99 -Wextra
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += -I.
diff --git a/drivers/net/fm10k/Makefile b/drivers/net/fm10k/Makefile
index 29e659da8..d48638992 100644
--- a/drivers/net/fm10k/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/fm10k/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_fm10k.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_fm10k_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/fm10k/base/meson.build b/drivers/net/fm10k/base/meson.build
index 41f9193df..6ac11b201 100644
--- a/drivers/net/fm10k/base/meson.build
+++ b/drivers/net/fm10k/base/meson.build
@@ -16,7 +16,6 @@  error_cflags = ['-Wno-unused-parameter', '-Wno-unused-value',
 	'-Wno-implicit-fallthrough'
 ]
 c_args = cflags
-c_args += '-DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API'
 foreach flag: error_cflags
 	if cc.has_argument(flag)
 		c_args += flag
diff --git a/drivers/net/hns3/Makefile b/drivers/net/hns3/Makefile
index ae0ee7e93..d7798a470 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hns3/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/hns3/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_hns3.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 # Experimantal APIs:
 # - rte_mp_action_register
 # - rte_mp_action_unregister
diff --git a/drivers/net/i40e/Makefile b/drivers/net/i40e/Makefile
index 819473aba..7ec8d9533 100644
--- a/drivers/net/i40e/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/i40e/Makefile
@@ -11,7 +11,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_i40e.a
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -DPF_DRIVER -DVF_DRIVER -DINTEGRATED_VF
 CFLAGS += -DX722_A0_SUPPORT
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs -lrte_hash
diff --git a/drivers/net/iavf/Makefile b/drivers/net/iavf/Makefile
index 514073d76..399682594 100644
--- a/drivers/net/iavf/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/iavf/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_iavf.a
 
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/iavf
-CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS) -Wno-strict-aliasing -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
+CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS) -Wno-strict-aliasing
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs -lrte_hash
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/ice/Makefile b/drivers/net/ice/Makefile
index 6c4d15526..54a90a86f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ice/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ice/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_ice.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci -lrte_mempool -lrte_hash
diff --git a/drivers/net/ionic/Makefile b/drivers/net/ionic/Makefile
index f74ac2d34..7442e2c5c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ionic/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ionic/Makefile
@@ -8,9 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_ionic.a
 
-# Required to use rte_eth_dev_create and rte_eth_dev_destroy
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/ipn3ke/Makefile b/drivers/net/ipn3ke/Makefile
index 2c7ef0a1d..40696dbde 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ipn3ke/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ipn3ke/Makefile
@@ -15,7 +15,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_ipn3ke.a
 #  rte_eth_dev_destroy()
 #  rte_eth_switch_domain_free()
 #
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/ifpga
diff --git a/drivers/net/ixgbe/Makefile b/drivers/net/ixgbe/Makefile
index aec56a680..0f0bcf1d6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ixgbe/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/ixgbe/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_ixgbe.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/memif/Makefile b/drivers/net/memif/Makefile
index 959b36bcb..3bf4ddce4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/memif/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/memif/Makefile
@@ -12,13 +12,6 @@  EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_memif_version.map
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-# Experimantal APIs:
-# - rte_intr_callback_unregister_pending
-# - rte_mp_action_register
-# - rte_mp_reply
-# - rte_mp_request_sync
-# - rte_mcfg_get_single_file_segments
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_kvargs -lrte_net
 LDLIBS += -lrte_hash
diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx4/Makefile b/drivers/net/mlx4/Makefile
index c5543ed3d..02e9b2ec0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx4/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx4/Makefile
@@ -38,7 +38,6 @@  CFLAGS += -D_BSD_SOURCE
 CFLAGS += -D_DEFAULT_SOURCE
 CFLAGS += -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=600
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_IBVERBS_LINK_DLOPEN),y)
 CFLAGS += -DMLX4_GLUE='"$(LIB_GLUE)"'
 CFLAGS += -DMLX4_GLUE_VERSION='"$(LIB_GLUE_VERSION)"'
diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/Makefile b/drivers/net/mlx5/Makefile
index e8ba6244d..2577ee5e5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx5/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/Makefile
@@ -56,9 +56,6 @@  CFLAGS += -Wno-error=cast-qual
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_mlx5_version.map
 
-# memseg walk is not part of stable API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 # DEBUG which is usually provided on the command-line may enable
 # CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MLX5_DEBUG.
 ifeq ($(DEBUG),1)
diff --git a/drivers/net/netvsc/Makefile b/drivers/net/netvsc/Makefile
index 45526e2a8..da8991584 100644
--- a/drivers/net/netvsc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/netvsc/Makefile
@@ -5,7 +5,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_netvsc.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3 $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_netvsc_version.map
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/nfp/Makefile b/drivers/net/nfp/Makefile
index aa720d669..289b3a60e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/nfp/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/nfp/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_nfp.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lm
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile b/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
index 8ddfc3089..49ef8f374 100644
--- a/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/octeontx/Makefile
@@ -42,8 +42,6 @@  else
 CFLAGS_octeontx_rxtx.o += -O3 -Ofast
 endif
 
-CFLAGS_octeontx_ethdev.o += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs -lrte_common_octeontx
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mempool_octeontx
diff --git a/drivers/net/pfe/Makefile b/drivers/net/pfe/Makefile
index 20a3839e7..75d30b01a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/pfe/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/pfe/Makefile
@@ -15,10 +15,6 @@  CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/net/pfe/base/
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/common/dpaax
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_pfe_version.map
-# Driver uses below experimental APIs
-# rte_mem_iova2virt
-# rte_mem_virt2memseg
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # Interfaces with DPDK
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PFE_PMD) += pfe_ethdev.c
diff --git a/drivers/net/qede/Makefile b/drivers/net/qede/Makefile
index ada33800c..5810b4d49 100644
--- a/drivers/net/qede/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/qede/Makefile
@@ -12,7 +12,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_qede.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_pci
diff --git a/drivers/net/sfc/Makefile b/drivers/net/sfc/Makefile
index 1f9c0bc3e..921771db7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/sfc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/sfc/Makefile
@@ -13,7 +13,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_sfc_efx.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/base/
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)
 CFLAGS += -O3
diff --git a/drivers/net/softnic/Makefile b/drivers/net/softnic/Makefile
index 5068ffa18..dabbe13a5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/softnic/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/softnic/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_softnic.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_pipeline -lrte_port -lrte_table
diff --git a/drivers/net/tap/Makefile b/drivers/net/tap/Makefile
index 088fa8f9a..cbf87af40 100644
--- a/drivers/net/tap/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/tap/Makefile
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@  CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)
 CFLAGS += -I.
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_ethdev -lrte_net -lrte_kvargs -lrte_hash
 LDLIBS += -lrte_bus_vdev -lrte_gso
diff --git a/drivers/net/thunderx/Makefile b/drivers/net/thunderx/Makefile
index 969338a18..149638a49 100644
--- a/drivers/net/thunderx/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/thunderx/Makefile
@@ -10,7 +10,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_pmd_thunderx_nicvf.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lm
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/Makefile b/drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/Makefile
index 9cd81225b..01d26fb79 100644
--- a/drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/vdev_netvsc/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_pmd_vdev_netvsc.a
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_vdev_netvsc_version.map
 
 # Additional compilation flags.
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += -g
 CFLAGS += -Wall -Wextra
diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio/Makefile b/drivers/net/virtio/Makefile
index efdcb0d93..c9edb84ee 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_virtio.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/drivers/net/vmxnet3/Makefile b/drivers/net/vmxnet3/Makefile
index 3a63cf2e9..4390fedee 100644
--- a/drivers/net/vmxnet3/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/vmxnet3/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pmd_vmxnet3_uio.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/raw/dpaa2_cmdif/Makefile b/drivers/raw/dpaa2_cmdif/Makefile
index f671a30cc..227ec4896 100644
--- a/drivers/raw/dpaa2_cmdif/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/raw/dpaa2_cmdif/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_rawdev_dpaa2_cmdif.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/raw/dpaa2_qdma/Makefile b/drivers/raw/dpaa2_qdma/Makefile
index fc5b3435b..7b2abdddb 100644
--- a/drivers/raw/dpaa2_qdma/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/raw/dpaa2_qdma/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_rawdev_dpaa2_qdma.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 
diff --git a/drivers/raw/ifpga/Makefile b/drivers/raw/ifpga/Makefile
index eb03a856c..371e127f1 100644
--- a/drivers/raw/ifpga/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/raw/ifpga/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_rawdev_ifpga.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/drivers/bus/ifpga
diff --git a/drivers/raw/ntb/Makefile b/drivers/raw/ntb/Makefile
index d69b4306b..8f0bff9b0 100644
--- a/drivers/raw/ntb/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/raw/ntb/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_rawdev_ntb.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mbuf -lrte_mempool
diff --git a/drivers/vdpa/ifc/Makefile b/drivers/vdpa/ifc/Makefile
index fe227b811..b468bfdbd 100644
--- a/drivers/vdpa/ifc/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/vdpa/ifc/Makefile
@@ -14,7 +14,6 @@  LDLIBS += -lrte_kvargs
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 #
 # Add extra flags for base driver source files to disable warnings in them
diff --git a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/Makefile b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/Makefile
index 71532174e..ef34c0b88 100644
--- a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/Makefile
@@ -35,8 +35,6 @@  LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_vhost -lrte_kvargs -lrte_pci -lrte_bus_pci -lrte_sched
 CFLAGS += -Wno-error=cast-qual
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_pmd_mlx5_vdpa_version.map
-# memseg walk is not part of stable API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 # DEBUG which is usually provided on the command-line may enable
 # CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MLX5_DEBUG.
diff --git a/lib/librte_bbdev/Makefile b/lib/librte_bbdev/Makefile
index cdabf64f4..9d7576b35 100644
--- a/lib/librte_bbdev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_bbdev/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_bbdev.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf
diff --git a/lib/librte_bpf/Makefile b/lib/librte_bpf/Makefile
index 3a20f95e7..3be675043 100644
--- a/lib/librte_bpf/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_bpf/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  LIB = librte_bpf.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_net -lrte_eal
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev
diff --git a/lib/librte_cmdline/Makefile b/lib/librte_cmdline/Makefile
index 5bcaecc33..619d9a242 100644
--- a/lib/librte_cmdline/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_cmdline/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_cmdline.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_cmdline_version.map
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_compressdev/Makefile b/lib/librte_compressdev/Makefile
index 112cdc5b2..53679d69b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_compressdev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_compressdev/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_compressdev.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_kvargs
 
 # library source files
diff --git a/lib/librte_cryptodev/Makefile b/lib/librte_cryptodev/Makefile
index 7fac49afa..2ba0dbeec 100644
--- a/lib/librte_cryptodev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_cryptodev/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_cryptodev.a
 # build flags
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring -lrte_mbuf
 LDLIBS += -lrte_kvargs
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/Makefile b/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/Makefile
index e5d4d8ff2..2d53ce9ee 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/freebsd/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  ARCH_DIR ?= $(RTE_ARCH)
 VPATH += $(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/$(ARCH_DIR)
 VPATH += $(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/common
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/include
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/common
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/include
diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/linux/Makefile b/lib/librte_eal/linux/Makefile
index e5f44959c..fc2316667 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/linux/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/linux/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  ARCH_DIR ?= $(RTE_ARCH)
 VPATH += $(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/$(ARCH_DIR)
 VPATH += $(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/common
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -I$(SRCDIR)/include
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/common
 CFLAGS += -I$(RTE_SDK)/lib/librte_eal/include
diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile b/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
index b627e4e23..943fb8c87 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_ethdev.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_net -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_ring
diff --git a/lib/librte_eventdev/Makefile b/lib/librte_eventdev/Makefile
index 1052ccdbb..c85c0d3cf 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eventdev/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_eventdev/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_eventdev.a
 
 # build flags
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_EXEC_ENV_LINUX),y)
diff --git a/lib/librte_fib/Makefile b/lib/librte_fib/Makefile
index 7773427d1..1dd2a495b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_fib/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_fib/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_fib.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_rib
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_fib_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_flow_classify/Makefile b/lib/librte_flow_classify/Makefile
index 34298af1a..ca3cae82d 100644
--- a/lib/librte_flow_classify/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_flow_classify/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_flow_classify.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_hash/Makefile b/lib/librte_hash/Makefile
index 9b36097f4..ec9f86499 100644
--- a/lib/librte_hash/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_hash/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_hash.a
 
-CFLAGS += -O3 -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
+CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_ring
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_ipsec/Makefile b/lib/librte_ipsec/Makefile
index f74e8a904..e4c69646b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ipsec/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_ipsec/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  LIB = librte_ipsec.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf -lrte_net
 LDLIBS += -lrte_cryptodev -lrte_security -lrte_hash
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/Makefile b/lib/librte_mbuf/Makefile
index 9f6e6387f..41ea5496e 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_mbuf.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_mempool/Makefile b/lib/librte_mempool/Makefile
index a5649050b..84aae6604 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mempool/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_mempool/Makefile
@@ -7,14 +7,10 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_mempool.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_ring
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_mempool_version.map
 
-# memseg walk is not yet part of stable API
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
-
 # all source are stored in SRCS-y
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MEMPOOL) +=  rte_mempool.c
 SRCS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_MEMPOOL) +=  rte_mempool_ops.c
diff --git a/lib/librte_net/Makefile b/lib/librte_net/Makefile
index aabdf4879..aa1d6fed5 100644
--- a/lib/librte_net/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_net/Makefile
@@ -5,7 +5,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 
 LIB = librte_net.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_mbuf -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_pdump/Makefile b/lib/librte_pdump/Makefile
index fde8ac92b..ece8aaacc 100644
--- a/lib/librte_pdump/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_pdump/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_pdump.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf -lrte_ethdev
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_pipeline/Makefile b/lib/librte_pipeline/Makefile
index d2abb5f3f..cfbbd1828 100644
--- a/lib/librte_pipeline/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_pipeline/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 #
 LIB = librte_pipeline.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool -lrte_mbuf -lrte_table
diff --git a/lib/librte_power/Makefile b/lib/librte_power/Makefile
index 9a6db07e5..087d643ee 100644
--- a/lib/librte_power/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_power/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_power.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3 -fno-strict-aliasing
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_timer
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_rcu/Makefile b/lib/librte_rcu/Makefile
index c4bb28d77..728669975 100644
--- a/lib/librte_rcu/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_rcu/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_rcu.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_rib/Makefile b/lib/librte_rib/Makefile
index 4a1df4e06..be80ce5d3 100644
--- a/lib/librte_rib/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_rib/Makefile
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@  LIB = librte_rib.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_mempool
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_rib_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_ring/Makefile b/lib/librte_ring/Makefile
index 917c560ad..28368e6d1 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ring/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_ring/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_ring.a
 
-CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3 -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
+CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_ring_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_stack/Makefile b/lib/librte_stack/Makefile
index 94ee48d4b..020ef102b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_stack/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_stack/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 LIB = librte_stack.a
 
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_stack_version.map
diff --git a/lib/librte_telemetry/Makefile b/lib/librte_telemetry/Makefile
index f36454855..12009b9a7 100644
--- a/lib/librte_telemetry/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_telemetry/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  LIB = librte_telemetry.a
 
 CFLAGS += -O3
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR)
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal -lrte_ethdev
 LDLIBS += -lrte_metrics
diff --git a/lib/librte_timer/Makefile b/lib/librte_timer/Makefile
index 1c290b4c2..7e95d120c 100644
--- a/lib/librte_timer/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_timer/Makefile
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@  include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
 # library name
 LIB = librte_timer.a
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 LDLIBS += -lrte_eal
 
diff --git a/lib/librte_vhost/Makefile b/lib/librte_vhost/Makefile
index c5cf6632d..e592795f2 100644
--- a/lib/librte_vhost/Makefile
+++ b/lib/librte_vhost/Makefile
@@ -8,7 +8,6 @@  LIB = librte_vhost.a
 
 EXPORT_MAP := rte_vhost_version.map
 
-CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS) -I$(SRCDIR) -O3
 CFLAGS += -I vhost_user
 CFLAGS += -fno-strict-aliasing
diff --git a/mk/rte.app.mk b/mk/rte.app.mk
index d295ca0a5..1cf7f377a 100644
--- a/mk/rte.app.mk
+++ b/mk/rte.app.mk
@@ -27,6 +27,8 @@  LDFLAGS += --as-needed
 # default path for libs
 _LDLIBS-y += -L$(RTE_SDK_BIN)/lib
 
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
+
 #
 # Order is important: from higher level to lower level
 #
diff --git a/mk/rte.lib.mk b/mk/rte.lib.mk
index 682b590db..0f7a34ece 100644
--- a/mk/rte.lib.mk
+++ b/mk/rte.lib.mk
@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@  _INSTALL = $(INSTALL-FILES-y) $(RTE_OUTPUT)/lib/$(LIB)
 _CLEAN = doclean
 
 LDLIBS += $(EXECENV_LDLIBS-y)
+CFLAGS += -DALLOW_EXPERIMENTAL_API
 
 .PHONY: all
 all: install