[dpdk-dev] DPDK techboard minutes of February 28

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Mon Mar 26 14:33:01 CEST 2018

Meeting notes for the DPDK technical board meeting
held on 2018-02-28

- Bruce Richardson
- Ferruh Yigit
- Hemant Agrawal
- Konstantin Ananyev
- Olivier Matz
- Stephen Hemminger
- Thomas Monjalon
- Yuanhan Liu

1/ There was an approval to publish the draft for Windows port in

2/ The default policy is to host draft code on GitHub,
unless the technical board decides an exception
when the work is significant enough to warrant hosting on dpdk.org.

It is possible to pin 6 GitHub projects from https://github.com/dpdk.
It will allow to give visibility to draft trees.
The naming of such tree should be prefixed:
The project description in GitHub should highlight its temporary purpose:
	"devel only tree for drafting X feature"

3/ There is an agreement to have 1 active maintainer per dpdk.org tree,
plus 1 backup maintainer.

The trees and their maintainers should be listed at the top of

4/ The progress for the deprecation of the offloads API was discussed.
It was confirmed to try converting all PMDs for 18.05.
The PMD which are late in this conversion could be disabled.
More emails were planned to be sent to make sure nobody missed it.

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