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/* SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
 * Copyright(c) 2015 Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>.
 * All rights reserved.

#include <rte_common.h>

#error Use of function versioning disabled, is "use_function_versioning=true" in meson.build?


 * Provides backwards compatibility when updating exported functions.
 * When a symol is exported from a library to provide an API, it also provides a
 * calling convention (ABI) that is embodied in its name, return type,
 * arguments, etc.  On occasion that function may need to change to accommodate
 * new functionality, behavior, etc.  When that occurs, it is desirable to
 * allow for backwards compatibility for a time with older binaries that are
 * dynamically linked to the dpdk.  To support that, the __vsym and
 * VERSION_SYMBOL macros are created.  They, in conjunction with the
 * <library>_version.map file for a given library allow for multiple versions of
 * a symbol to exist in a shared library so that older binaries need not be
 * immediately recompiled.
 * Refer to the guidelines document in the docs subdirectory for details on the
 * use of these macros

 * Macro Parameters:
 * b - function base name
 * e - function version extension, to be concatenated with base name
 * n - function symbol version string to be applied
 * f - function prototype
 * p - full function symbol name

 * Creates a symbol version table entry binding symbol <b>@DPDK_<n> to the internal
 * function name <b><e>
#define VERSION_SYMBOL(b, e, n) __asm__(".symver " RTE_STR(b) RTE_STR(e) ", " RTE_STR(b) "@DPDK_" RTE_STR(n))

 * Creates a symbol version entry instructing the linker to bind references to
 * symbol <b> to the internal symbol <b><e>
#define BIND_DEFAULT_SYMBOL(b, e, n) __asm__(".symver " RTE_STR(b) RTE_STR(e) ", " RTE_STR(b) "@@DPDK_" RTE_STR(n))

 * __vsym
 * Annotation to be used in declaration of the internal symbol <b><e> to signal
 * that it is being used as an implementation of a particular version of symbol
 * <b>.
#define __vsym __attribute__((used))

 * If a function has been bifurcated into multiple versions, none of which
 * are defined as the exported symbol name in the map file, this macro can be
 * used to alias a specific version of the symbol to its exported name.  For
 * example, if you have 2 versions of a function foo_v1 and foo_v2, where the
 * former is mapped to foo@DPDK_1 and the latter is mapped to foo@DPDK_2 when
 * building a shared library, this macro can be used to map either foo_v1 or
 * foo_v2 to the symbol foo when building a static library, e.g.:
 * MAP_STATIC_SYMBOL(void foo(), foo_v2);
#define MAP_STATIC_SYMBOL(f, p)

 * No symbol versioning in use
#define VERSION_SYMBOL(b, e, n)
#define __vsym
#define BIND_DEFAULT_SYMBOL(b, e, n)
#define MAP_STATIC_SYMBOL(f, p) f __attribute__((alias(RTE_STR(p))))