[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: add sub-repositories information
ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Fri Nov 11 14:34:17 CET 2016
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>
Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara 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..fabddbe 100644
@@ -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 are merged into main repository for -rc1 and -rc2 versions of the release.
+* 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
+ 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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