Support for security operations is planned to be added
in ethdev and cryptodev for the 17.11 release.
For this following changes are required.
- rte_cryptodev and rte_eth_dev structures need to be added
new parameter rte_security_ops which extend support for
security ops to the corresponding driver.
- rte_cryptodev_info and rte_eth_dev_info need to be added
with rte_security_capabilities to identify the capabilities of
the corresponding driver.
- rte_security_session needs to be added in the union inside
structure rte_crypto_sym_op to decide between various types of
Signed-off-by: Akhil Goyal <akhil.go...@nxp.com>
Acked-by: Hemant Agrawal <hemant.agra...@nxp.com>
Acked-by: Boris Pismenny <bor...@mellanox.com>
Acked-by: Shahaf Shuler <shah...@mellanox.com>
Acked-by: Pablo de Lara <pablo.de.lara.gua...@intel.com>
changes in v2:
Added one more ABI change wrt to security session,
This patch is not split into 3 patches as these all will be implemented
simultaneously with rte_security support.
doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 15 +++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 72d1f35..e34a809 100644
@@ -78,3 +78,18 @@ Deprecation Notices
be removed in 17.11:
+* cryptodev: new parameters - ``rte_security_capabilities`` and
+ ``rte_security_ops`` will be added to ``rte_cryptodev_info`` and
+ ``rte_cryptodev`` respectively to support security protocol offloaded
+* cryptodev: new parameter ``rte_security_session`` will be added in the union
+ of the structure ``rte_crypto_sym_op``, so that the user can choose either to
+ use ``rte_cryptodev_sym_session`` or ``rte_crypto_sym_xform`` or
+* ethdev: new parameters - ``rte_security_capabilities`` and
+ ``rte_security_ops`` will be added to ``rte_eth_dev_info`` and
+ ``rte_eth_dev`` respectively to support security operations like
+ ipsec inline.