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authorJohn McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>2017-11-03 15:24:23 +0000
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2017-11-15 01:18:15 +0100
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doc: announce behaviour change to i40e RSS
Add deprecation notice to highlight a future change in the default configuration behavior for flexible payload for RSS. Signed-off-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com> Acked-by: Andrey Chilikin <andrey.chilikin@intel.com>
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@@ -45,5 +45,11 @@ Deprecation Notices
Target release for removal of the legacy API will be defined once most
PMDs have switched to rte_flow.
+* i40e: The default flexible payload configuration which extracts the first 16
+ bytes of the payload for RSS will be deprecated starting from 18.02. If
+ required the previous behavior can be configured using existing flow
+ director APIs. There is no ABI/API break. This change will just remove a
+ global configuration setting and require explicit configuration.
+
* librte_meter: The API will change to accommodate configuration profiles.
Most of the API functions will have an additional opaque parameter.