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From: "McDaniel, Timothy" <timothy.mcdaniel@intel.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: jerinj@marvell.com, gage.eads@intel.com,
	harry.van.haaren@intel.com, mdr@ashroe.eu, nhorman@tuxdriver.com,
	nikhil.rao@intel.com, erik.g.carrillo@intel.com,
	abhinandan.gujjar@intel.com, pbhagavatula@marvell.com,
	hemant.agrawal@nxp.com, mattias.ronnblom@ericsson.com,
	peter.mccarthy@intel.com, "McDaniel,
	Timothy" <timothy.mcdaniel@intel.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce changes to eventdev public data structures
Date: Thu,  2 Jul 2020 17:13:57 -0500
Message-ID: <1593728037-15717-1-git-send-email-timothy.mcdaniel@intel.com> (raw)

From: "McDaniel, Timothy" <timothy.mcdaniel@intel.com>

Signed-off-by: McDaniel, Timothy <timothy.mcdaniel@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst |   28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index d1034f6..6af9b40 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -130,3 +130,31 @@ Deprecation Notices
   Python 2 support will be completely removed in 20.11.
   In 20.08, explicit deprecation warnings will be displayed when running
   scripts with Python 2.
+
+* eventdev: Three public data structures will be updated in 20.11;
+  ``rte_event_dev_info``, ``rte_event_dev_config``, and
+  ``rte_event_port_conf``.
+  Two new members will be added to the ``rte_event_dev_info`` struct.
+  The first, max_event_port_links, will be a uint8_t, and represents the
+  maximum number of queues that can be linked to a single event port by
+  this device. The second, max_single_link_event_port_queue_pairs, will be a
+  uint8_t, and represents the maximum number of event ports and queues that
+  are optimized for (and only capable of) single-link configurations
+  supported by this device. These ports and queues are not accounted for in
+  max_event_ports or max_event_queues.
+  One new member will be added to the ``rte_event_dev_config`` struct. The
+  nb_single_link_event_port_queues member will be a uint8_t, and will
+  represent the number of event ports and queues that will be singly-linked
+  to each other. These are a subset of the overall event ports and queues.
+  This value cannot exceed nb_event_ports or nb_event_queues. If the
+  device has ports and queues that are optimized for single-link usage, this
+  field is a hint for how many to allocate; otherwise, regular event ports and
+  queues can be used.
+  Finally, the ``rte_event_port_conf`` struct will be
+  modified as follows. The uint8_t implicit_release_disabled field
+  will be replaced by a uint32_t event_port_cfg field. The new field will
+  initially have two bits assigned. RTE_EVENT_PORT_CFG_DISABLE_IMPL_REL
+  will have the same meaning as implicit_release_disabled. The second bit,
+  RTE_EVENT_PORT_CFG_SINGLE_LINK will be set if the event port links only
+  to a single event queue.
+
-- 
1.7.10


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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-02 22:13 McDaniel, Timothy [this message]
2020-07-30 16:33 ` McDaniel, Timothy
2020-07-30 18:48   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-31 18:51 ` McDaniel, Timothy
2020-07-31 19:03   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-31 19:31 ` McDaniel, Timothy
2020-08-03  6:09   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-08-03 17:55     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: eventdev ABI change to support DLB PMD McDaniel, Timothy
2020-08-04  7:38       ` Jerin Jacob
2020-08-04 15:44         ` Hemant Agrawal
2020-08-05 23:39           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-08-07 16:21             ` McDaniel, Timothy
2020-08-04 13:46       ` Van Haaren, Harry
2020-08-05  9:36 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce changes to eventdev public data structures Kinsella, Ray
2020-08-05 23:46   ` Thomas Monjalon

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