Saturday, April 14, 2018 12:21 AM, Ferruh Yigit:
> Subject: [PATCH v2] doc: reduce initial offload API scope to drivers
> Do ethdev new offloading API switch in two steps.
> In v18.05 target is implementing the new ethdev-PMD offload interface,
> which means converting all PMDs to new offloading API.
> Next target is removing the old ethdev offload API.
> It will effect applications and will force them to implement new offloading
> Fixes: 3004d3454192 ("doc: update deprecation of ethdev offload API")
> Cc: shah...@mellanox.com
> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yi...@intel.com>
> * Update commit log and deprecation notice for clarification
> doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 +++++-
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> index c929dcc31..fd9def20c 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> @@ -72,8 +72,12 @@ Deprecation Notices
> * ethdev: a new Tx and Rx offload API was introduced on 17.11.
> In the new API, offloads are divided into per-port and per-queue offloads.
> Offloads are disabled by default and enabled per application request.
> - The old offloads API is target to be deprecated on 18.05. This includes:
> + The old ethdev - drivers offload interface will be deprecated on 18.05.
> + This includes:
> + - removal of the conversion in ethdev from new offloading API to old API
> for drivers.
> + In later releases the old offloading API will be deprecated, which will
> - removal of ``ETH_TXQ_FLAGS_NO*`` flags.
> - removal of ``txq_flags`` field from ``rte_eth_txconf`` struct.
> - removal of the offloads bit-field from ``rte_eth_rxmode`` struct.
Acked-by: Shahaf Shuler <shah...@mellanox.com>