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authorHelin Zhang <helin.zhang@intel.com>2015-07-08 01:45:20 +0800
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>2015-07-16 01:45:52 +0200
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doc: announce ABI changes for unified packet type
Signed-off-by: Helin Zhang <helin.zhang@intel.com> Acked-by: Jingjing Wu <jingjing.wu@intel.com> [Thomas: reword with NEXT_ABI option] Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
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@@ -24,3 +24,8 @@ Deprecation Notices
* The Macros RTE_HASH_BUCKET_ENTRIES_MAX and RTE_HASH_KEY_LENGTH_MAX are
deprecated and will be removed with version 2.2.
+
+* Significant ABI changes are planned for struct rte_mbuf, struct rte_kni_mbuf,
+ 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.