[dpdk-dev] Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2021-03-10
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Wed Mar 31 02:44:58 CEST 2021
Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2021-03-10
- Aaron Conole
- Bruce Richardson
- Ferruh Yigit
- Hemant Agrawal
- Honnappa Nagarahalli (Chair)
- Jerin Jacob
- Kevin Traynor
- Konstantin Ananyev
- Maxime Coquelin
- Olivier Matz
- Stephen Hemminger
- Thomas Monjalon
NOTE: The Technical Board meetings take place every second Wednesday on https://meet.jit.si/DPDK at 3 pm UTC.
Meetings are public, and DPDK community members are welcome to attend.
Agenda and minutes can be found at http://core.dpdk.org/techboard/minutes
NOTE: Next meeting will be on Wednesday 2021-03-24 @3pm UTC, and will be chaired by Jerin.
#1 Build config improvement proposal
* Discussion centered around the following issues
- Ability to enable/disable compilation of libraries and PMDs. There was no objection from the techboard members on the requirement.
- Ability to enable/disable #defines
- Ability to tune the values of #defines
* Few prominent points discussed
- This will result in #ifdefs in the code (for ex: in testpmd)
- One option is for all the PMDs to document their configurable #defines in PMD specific header files. Having these distributed is much easier to search.
- Can some of the existing #defines be converted to runtime configurations? For ex: RTE_MAX_LCORE? This might impact ABI.
* Bruce to think about converting the doc to a blog or an email on the mailing list. But soliciting feedback is most important.
#2 DMARC on mailing list
* Ali Alnubani is working on the issue and will have a mailing list to test
#3 Documenting criteria on adding/removing members to technical board
* Thomas has sent patches to the Techboard. Board members to review and provide feedback.
#4 Criteria for adding new members to security team?
* Being known to members of the Techboard would be one criteria.
* AI: Ferruh to put out a document or email to propose the criteria
#5 Testing leader's role definition
* AI: Aaron Conole has it completed and will send it to the Techboard.
#6 Approval for blog on C11 adoption
* Konstantin has provided the comments
* Awaiting comments from PPC maintainers
#7 Update on DTS usability
* Intel engineers working on DTS are involved in providing the feedback
* If the test cases can be added to the unit tests, it should be allowed as well. i.e. DTS should not be made mandatory. This will provide flexibility for developers.
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