[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 28/2/2019

Mcnamara, John john.mcnamara at intel.com
Fri Mar 1 17:34:50 CET 2019

Minutes 28 February 2019

* Release Dates
* Subtrees
* OvS
* Opens

Release Dates

* v19.05 dates, no change:
  * Proposal Deadline: Friday, 1 March
  * RC1:               Friday, 29 March
  * Release:          Friday, 10 May

  * Schedule web page updated accordingly:

* v19.08 proposal, please comment:
  * Proposal/V1               Friday 07 June   2019
  * Integration/Merge/RC1     Friday 05 July   2019
  * Release                   Thurs  01 August 2019


* Next-Net
  * No updates

* Next-virtio
  * Some patches to review

* Next-Crypto
  * Patches scheduled. Merged planned for 1 week
  * Need a new sub-tree maintainer

* Next-Eventdev
  * No patches

* Next-Ip-pipeline
  * Some patches available

* Master
  * AF_XDP on target for submission in this release
  * Questions about Ipsec and QAT additions. Should also be on track.
  * The locking patches from ARM will have a big impact. The community
    is asked to review and test them carefully.

LTS and stable

* Intel has completed testing for 16.11.8 or 17.11.5. Some issues were
  found but they are currently investigating if these are genuine issues.
* v18.11.1-rc1 and v18.08.1-rc3 are available for testing


* 2.11.0 was released February 28

Static code analysis tools

* Coverity is back but new analyses aren't running
* Some other suggestions:
  * CPPcheck: run periodically by Ferruh
  * Sonarcloud: https://sonarcloud.io/
  * LGTM: https://lgtm.com/
  * Infer: https://fbinfer.com/
* We are looking for volunteers to run some of the other tools on the
  DPDK code base to see if they are suitable


* Akhil is looking for co-maintainer for crypto sub-tree,
  any volunteer please contact to Akhil or Thomas.

* Coverity is partially back, but new analyses aren't running
  * Looking for suggestions from the community for a better or more stable

DPDK Release Status Meetings

The DPDK Release Status Meeting is intended for DPDK Committers to
discuss the status of the master tree and sub-trees, and for project
managers to track progress or milestone dates.

The meeting occurs on Thursdays at 8:30 UTC. If you wish to attend just
send an email to "John McNamara <john.mcnamara at intel.com>" for the invite.

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