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authorSergio Gonzalez Monroy <sergio.gonzalez.monroy@intel.com>2015-07-15 17:32:27 +0100
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>2015-07-16 14:04:12 +0200
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doc: announce deprecation of librte_malloc
Announce the creation of dummy malloc library for 2.1 and removal of such library, now integrated in librte_eal, for 2.2 release. Signed-off-by: Sergio Gonzalez Monroy <sergio.gonzalez.monroy@intel.com>
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@@ -29,3 +29,8 @@ Deprecation Notices
and several ``PKT_RX_`` flags will be removed, to support unified packet type
from release 2.1. Those changes may be enabled in the upcoming release 2.1
with CONFIG_RTE_NEXT_ABI.
+
+* librte_malloc library has been integrated into librte_eal. The 2.1 release
+ creates a dummy/empty malloc library to fulfill binaries with dynamic linking
+ dependencies on librte_malloc.so. Such dummy library will not be created from
+ release 2.2 so binaries will need to be rebuilt.