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authorBernard Iremonger <>2016-10-18 14:38:08 +0100
committerThomas Monjalon <>2016-11-13 14:55:53 +0100
commitd569777187699220ba93e0b6e700c4cdcf198b5d (patch)
parent4098ccacf265191ed8d75c7dd6ee6023b2ae3c1b (diff)
doc: announce API change for ethdev callback
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 <> Acked-by: John McNamara <> Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <>
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index f7b8896..c4b1de7 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -30,6 +30,10 @@ Deprecation Notices
``nb_seg_max`` and ``nb_mtu_seg_max`` providing information about number of
segments limit to be transmitted by device for TSO/non-TSO packets.
+* ethdev: 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.
* ABI changes are planned for 17.02 in the ``rte_mbuf`` structure: some fields
may be reordered to facilitate the writing of ``data_off``, ``refcnt``, and
``nb_segs`` in one operation, because some platforms have an overhead if the