[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
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Agenda:
* Release Dates
* Subtrees
* OvS
* Conferences
* Opens


Participants:
* Debian/Microsoft
* Intel
* Marvell
* Mellanox
* NXP
* RedHat


Release Dates
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* 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:
    https://core.dpdk.org/roadmap/

  * 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


Subtrees
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* 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


OvS
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* Will be testing 18.11.2 which will have known bug fixes


Conferences
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* DPDK Userspace summit: DPDK Userspace · Sept. 19-20, 2019
  https://www.dpdk.org/event/dpdk-userspace-bordeaux/
  * 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


Opens
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* 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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