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authorErik Gabriel Carrillo <erik.g.carrillo@intel.com>2019-05-09 13:51:45 -0500
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2019-05-13 23:10:45 +0200
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doc: announce removal of memory config struct from API
It is planned to make the rte_mem_config struct of the EAL private to remove it from the visible ABI. Add a notice to announce the intention. Signed-off-by: Erik Gabriel Carrillo <erik.g.carrillo@intel.com> Acked-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com> Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com> Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
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@@ -23,6 +23,9 @@ 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: the ``rte_mem_config`` struct will be made private to remove it from the
+ externally visible ABI and allow it to be updated in the future.
+
* eal: both declaring and identifying devices will be streamlined in v18.11.
New functions will appear to query a specific port from buses, classes of
device and device drivers. Device declaration will be made coherent with the