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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Cc: Cristian Dumitrescu <cristian.dumitrescu@intel.com>,
	dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 Eelco Chaudron <echaudro@redhat.com>,
	Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>,
	 Ian Stokes <ian.stokes@intel.com>,
	Ilya Maximets <i.maximets@ovn.org>,
	 Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>,
	"Yigit, Ferruh" <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] meter: move RFC4115 trTCM APIs as none experimental
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:25:06 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8wCYuDQEt3q_rDgzNO1h9ch9GSQRzn84QbTFSAddwzYjg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191217130742.165886.15691.stgit@netdev64>

On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 2:08 PM Eelco Chaudron <echaudro@redhat.com> wrote:
> Moved RFC4115 APIs to none experimental as they have been there
> since 19.02. Also, these APIs are the same as the none RFC4115 APIs.
> Signed-off-by: Eelco Chaudron <echaudro@redhat.com>

There is a discussion on the OVS ml at the moment to get these symbols
in the stable ABI for 19.11.
I want to understand how this would be done.

- I take this patch in 20.02, these symbols are added in the 20.0.1 ABI.
On the other hand, the 19.11 release maintains the 20.0 ABI.

Does it mean the backport adds these symbols with the 20.0 version in
the 19.11 branch?
Or is 20.0.1 version acceptable / a thing we want?

- These symbol already existed in the 20.0 ABI, versioned as EXPERIMENTAL.
We can go and remove these entries since we are not bound to preserve
the experimental APIs.
But, on the other hand, nothing should prevent us from keeping some
aliases so that the symbols versioned EXPERIMENTAL are still available
to existing users.

David Marchand

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-17 13:07 [dpdk-dev] " Eelco Chaudron
2019-12-17 13:52 ` Dumitrescu, Cristian
2020-01-20 15:17   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-16 11:25 ` David Marchand [this message]
2020-01-16 11:54   ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Neil Horman
2020-01-16 12:42     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-16 14:38       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-17  8:27         ` David Marchand
2020-01-17 10:46           ` Luca Boccassi
2020-01-22 13:55       ` Ray Kinsella
2020-01-30 16:33       ` Ray Kinsella

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