doc: add cryptodev xform deprecation notice

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Delegated to: akhil goyal
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Fan Zhang Feb. 8, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
This patch adds the deprecation notice of changing Cryptodev
symmetric xform structure for DPDK 19.05.

Signed-off-by: Fan Zhang <>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)


diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 1b4fcb7e6..5166d6eb5 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -75,3 +75,9 @@  Deprecation Notices
 * crypto/aesni_mb: the minimum supported intel-ipsec-mb library version will be
   changed from 0.49.0 to 0.52.0.
+* cryptodev: the ``uint8_t *data`` member of ``key`` structure in the xforms
+  structure (``rte_crypto_cipher_xform``, ``rte_crypto_auth_xform``, and
+  ``rte_crypto_aead_xform``) will be changed to ``const uint8_t *data`` in
+  19.05. The structure ``rte_table_action_sym_crypto_params`` in pipeline
+  library will be updated accordingly.