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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	maxime.coquelin@redhat.com, david.marchand@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce the deprecation of legacy virtio support
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 01:44:00 +0200
Message-ID: <1673507.n9d9JF5DbN@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200523140750.3967959-1-jerinj@marvell.com>

23/05/2020 16:07, jerinj@marvell.com:
> From: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> 
> The legacy virtio is not architecture agnostics.
> It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in the DPDK
> PCI subsystem. Legacy virtio deprecation will also optimize DPDK PCI
> enumeration management as it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based
> devices anymore.
> 
> Deprecation is planned for v20.08 release.
> 
> More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/
> 
> Cc: maxime.coquelin@redhat.com
> Cc: david.marchand@redhat.com
> Signed-off-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> ---
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +* virtio: The legacy virtio is not architecture agnostics.
> +  It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> +  The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in DPDK PCI subsystem.
> +  Legacy virtio deprecation will also optimize DPDK PCI enumeration management as
> +  it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based devices anymore.
> +  Deprecation is planned for v20.08 release.

What means deprecation exactly?
When the feature is going to be removed?

> +  More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/




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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-23 14:07 jerinj
2020-05-24 23:44 ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-05-25  5:37   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-25  5:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce the removal " jerinj
2020-05-25  7:33   ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-25  7:52     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-25  8:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: announce the removal of RTE_KDRV_NONE based probe jerinj
2020-05-25  8:20     ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-26 14:44       ` Olivier Matz
2020-05-26 15:04         ` Thomas Monjalon

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