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authorAkhil Goyal <>2017-08-03 21:02:11 +0530
committerThomas Monjalon <>2017-08-08 12:01:51 +0200
commitbe7c7cce250d5f00e53953960c3452c492ab8d26 (patch)
parent11bdd0ad66184ca317b8f8a3090daa4e625a058a (diff)
doc: announce ABI change for cryptodev/ethdev offloads
Support for security operations is planned to be added in ethdev and cryptodev for the 17.11 release. For this following changes are required. - rte_cryptodev and rte_eth_dev structures need to be added new parameter rte_security_ops which extend support for security ops to the corresponding driver. - rte_cryptodev_info and rte_ethd_dev_info need to be added with rte_security_capabilities to identify the capabilities of the corresponding driver. Signed-off-by: Akhil Goyal <> Acked-by: Hemant Agrawal <> Acked-by: Pablo de Lara <> Acked-by: Boris Pismenny <> Acked-by: Shahaf Shuler <>
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index dcf2062..5ab4572 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -86,6 +86,16 @@ Deprecation Notices
The size of the unique name will increase RTE_ETH_NAME_MAX_LEN from 32 to
64 characters to allow using a globally unique identifier (GUID) in this field.
+* ethdev: new parameters - ``rte_security_capabilities`` and
+ ``rte_security_ops`` will be added to ``rte_eth_dev_info`` and
+ ``rte_eth_dev`` respectively to support security operations like
+ ipsec inline.
+* cryptodev: new parameters - ``rte_security_capabilities`` and
+ ``rte_security_ops`` will be added to ``rte_cryptodev_info`` and
+ ``rte_cryptodev`` respectively to support security protocol offloaded
+ operations.
* librte_table: The ``key_mask`` parameter will be added to all the hash tables
that currently do not have it, as well as to the hash compute function prototype.
The non-"do-sig" versions of the hash tables will be removed