[dpdk-dev] DPDK techboard minutes of November 07

Ananyev, Konstantin konstantin.ananyev at intel.com
Thu Nov 15 19:31:25 CET 2018

Meeting notes for the DPDK technical board meeting
held on 2018-11-07

        - Bruce Richardson
        - Ferruh Yigit
        - Konstantin Ananyev
        - Maxime Coquelin
        - Olivier Matz
        - Thomas Monjalon

0) Informal discussion about current PPC support status
As brought by Thomas:
They are not active maintainers for 18.05+ releases for Power 8.
IBM currently concentrates on  17.11 LTS.
They plan to be back with 18.11 LTS for Power 9.
Should we declare Power8 not maintained for 18.11 LTS?
Another suggestion was to introduce concept of "secondary supported platforms"
and move PPC to that category
(by analogy with freebsd tiered platforms:

1) Next techboard meeting
- Maxime Coquelin will chair it

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