In order to support the non-blocking ring, one ABI change and one API change are required in librte_ring. This commit updates the deprecation notice to pave the way for their inclusion in 19.05.
 http://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2019-January/123475.html Signed-off-by: Gage Eads <gage.e...@intel.com> --- doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 11 +++++++++++ 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+) diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst index d4aea4b46..d74cff467 100644 --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst @@ -83,3 +83,14 @@ Deprecation Notices - The size and layout of ``rte_cryptodev_qp_conf`` and syntax of ``rte_cryptodev_queue_pair_setup`` will change to to allow to use two different mempools for crypto and device private sessions. + +* ring: two changes are planned for rte_ring in v19.05: + + - The ring head and tail values are planned to be changed from ``uint32_t`` + to ``size_t``. This reduces the likelihood of wrap-around to effectively + zero for 64-bit builds, which is important in avoiding the ABA problem in + the upcoming non-blocking ring implementation. (32-bit builds are + unaffected by this change.) + - rte_ring_get_memsize() will get a new ``flags`` parameter, so it can + calculate the memory required for rings that require more than 8B per entry + (such as the upcoming non-blocking ring). -- 2.13.6