[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: add sub-repositories information
shreyansh.jain at nxp.com
Fri Nov 11 14:15:20 CET 2016
On Thursday 10 November 2016 10:57 PM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> DPDK switched to main and sub-repositories approach, this patch
> documents new approach and updates development process according.
> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
> doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst | 18 +++++++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> index 729aea7..bec9bfc 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> @@ -20,7 +20,14 @@ The DPDK development process has the following features:
> * There is a mailing list where developers submit patches.
> * There are maintainers for hierarchical components.
> * Patches are reviewed publicly on the mailing list.
> -* Successfully reviewed patches are merged to the master branch of the repository.
> +* Successfully reviewed patches are merged to the repository.
> +* There are main repository ``dpdk`` and sub-repositories ``dpdk-next-*``.
> +* A patch should be sent for its target repository. Like net drivers should be on top of dpdk-next-net repository.
> +* All sub-repositories merged into main repository for -rc1 and -rc2 versions of the release.
'All sub-repositories *are* merged into ...'?
> +* After -rc2 release all patches should target main repository.
> The mailing list for DPDK development is `dev at dpdk.org <http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/>`_.
> Contributors will need to `register for the mailing list <http://dpdk.org/ml/listinfo/dev>`_ in order to submit patches.
> @@ -33,12 +40,17 @@ Refer to the `Pro Git Book <http://www.git-scm.com/book/>`_ for further informat
> Getting the Source Code
> -The source code can be cloned using either of the following::
> +The source code can be cloned using either of the following:
> - git clone git://dpdk.org/dpdk
> +main repository::
> + git clone git://dpdk.org/dpdk
> git clone http://dpdk.org/git/dpdk
> +sub-repositories (`list <http://dpdk.org/browse/next>`_)::
> + git clone git://dpdk.org/next/dpdk-next-*
> + git clone http://dpdk.org/git/next/dpdk-next-*
> Make your Changes
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