From: Ferruh Yigit <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Neil Horman <email@example.com>, David Marchand <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Ray Kinsella <email@example.com>, Thomas Monjalon <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Cristian Dumitrescu <email@example.com>, dpdk stable <firstname.lastname@example.org>, dev <email@example.com>, Eelco Chaudron <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Kevin Traynor <email@example.com>, Ian Stokes <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Ilya Maximets <email@example.com>, Luca Boccassi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] meter: move RFC4115 trTCM APIs as none experimental Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:42:53 +0000 Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20200116115458.GB3282@hmswarspite.think-freely.org> On 1/16/2020 11:54 AM, Neil Horman wrote: > On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 12:25:06PM +0100, David Marchand wrote: >> On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 2:08 PM Eelco Chaudron <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.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. >> > I would say that choice is up to you. If you want to alias them to be nice to > prior users, thats fine by me. But experimental means experimental, and so users > have to be prepared to rebuild when things change, even if that change is > changing the version from experimental to a concrete version. > I would prefer to keep the alias and don't break the existing users, specially for the case experimental API is becoming mature without change.
next prev parent reply index 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 ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " David Marchand 2020-01-16 11:54 ` Neil Horman 2020-01-16 12:42 ` Ferruh Yigit [this message] 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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