> -----Original Message-----
> From: Horton, Remy
> Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 2:56 PM
> To: Yang, Zhiyong <zhiyong.y...@intel.com>; email@example.com
> Cc: Tan, Jianfeng <jianfeng....@intel.com>; y...@fridaylinux.org;
> jerin.ja...@caviumnetworks.com; tho...@monjalon.net
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce API and ABI change for
> On 04/08/2017 06:27, Zhiyong Yang wrote:
> > This is an API/ABI change notice for DPDK 17.11 on redefinition of
> > port_id. port_id is defined as uint8_t by now, which is just ranged
> > from 0 to 255. For more and more scenerioes, more than 256 ports are
> > needed to support for vdev scalability.
> > It is necessary for redefinition of port_id to extend from 1 bytes to
> > 2 bytes. All ethdev APIs and use cases related to port_id will be
> > changed at the same time.
> I think this reads a little better:
> This is an API/ABI change notice for DPDK 17.11 announcing the redefinition of
> port_id. port_id is currently defined as uint8_t, which is limited to the
> range 0 to
> 255. A larger range is required for vdev scalability.
> It is necessary for a redefinition of port_id to extend it from 1 bytes to 2
> All ethdev APIs and usages related to port_id will be changed at the same
Thanks Remy, of course. Your statement is better. I have a lot of things to
when speaking in English. I hope I can describe things like you, a native
Thanks again for your ack.
> > doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 ++++++
> > 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
> Acked-by: Remy Horton <remy.hor...@intel.com>