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AESNI MB PMD has been moved to a new repository, in GitHub.
* Support for single operations (cipher only and authentication only).
+* **Updated the AES-NI GCM PMD.**
+ The AES-NI GCM PMD was migrated from MB library to ISA-L library.
+ The migration entailed the following additional support for:
+ * GMAC algorithm.
+ * 256-bit cipher key.
+ * Session-less mode.
+ * Out-of place processing
+ * Scatter-gatter support for chained mbufs (only out-of place and destination
+ mbuf must be contiguous)
* **Added Elastic Flow Distributor library (rte_efd).**
This new library uses perfect hashing to determine a target/value for a