[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 16/5/2019

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu May 16 19:02:35 CEST 2019

Minutes 16 May 2019

* Release Dates
* Subtrees
* OvS
* Conferences
* Opens

* Debian/Microsoft
* Intel
* Marvell
* Mellanox
* RedHat

Release Dates

* v19.05 is released on Tuesday, 14 May
  * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2019-May/132193.html
  * https://core.dpdk.org/download/

* v19.08 dates:
  * Proposal/V1               Monday 03 June   2019  
  * Integration/Merge/RC1     Monday 01 July   2019  
  * Release                   Thurs  01 August 2019

  * Schedule updated on roadmap page:

  * Reminder to send roadmaps for the release, it helps planning
    * Intel is planning to send roadmap for next week
    * Marvell will have new PMDs and will provide a roadmap

* v19.11 proposed dates, *please comment*,
  * Proposal/V1               Friday 06 September 2019
  * Integration/Merge/RC1     Friday 11 October   2019
  * Release                   Friday 08 November  2019

  * Constrains:
    * PRC holidays on October 1-7 inclusive, rc1 shouldn't overlap with it
    * US DPDK Summit on mid November, better to have release before summit


* main
* next-net
* next-virtio
* next-crypto
* next-eventdev
* next-pipeline
* next-qos
  * Starting new release cycle
  * Reminder that proposal deadline is less than three weeks away
  * We had a better release notes this release, please include release
    notes updates within the feature patchset

* Stable trees
  * 18.11.2 is in progress
    * Will have the -rc on 21 May
    * 11 June is the target release day
    * We should get test report from more companies
      Planning to not block the release to wait more testing,
      please provide tests results in defined window
  * Can be good to build contact information of the involved testers from
    various companies, for faster/better communication, if you are doing LTS
    testing please reach out to Kevin or Luca


* Will be testing 18.11.2 which will have known bug fixes


* DPDK Userspace summit: DPDK Userspace · Sept. 19-20, 2019
  * CFP Opens: Monday, April 29
  * CFP Closes: Friday, May 24

  * Reminder of the short CFP duration and deadline is approaching

* US summit dates are not fixed yet


* Akhil can able to spend more time on crypto sub-tree and there is a potential
  co-maintainer from Arm, can close this open for now

* There still some coverity defects open, some of them are from Marvell, NXP
  drivers, it would be great to close them

DPDK Release Status Meetings

The DPDK Release Status Meeting is intended for DPDK Committers to discuss
the status of the master tree and sub-trees, and for project managers to
track progress or milestone dates.

The meeting occurs on Thursdays at 8:30 UTC. If you wish to attend just
send an email to "John McNamara <john.mcnamara at intel.com>" for the invite.

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