[dpdk-dev] DPDK techboard minutes of November 07
anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Fri Nov 16 11:27:02 CET 2018
On 15-Nov-18 6:31 PM, Ananyev, Konstantin wrote:
> 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, we can't do anything if there are no maintainers, nor can we declare
a platform as "supported" for an LTS release if there is no commitment
to actually maintain the platform for a number of years.
> 1) Next techboard meeting
> - Maxime Coquelin will chair it
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