[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 5/9/2019

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Sep 5 13:10:23 CEST 2019


Minutes 5 September 2019
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Agenda:
* Release Dates
* V1 Status
* Subtrees
* Conferences


Participants:
* Arm
* Debian/Microsoft
* Intel
* Marvell
* Mellanox
* Red Hat


Release Dates
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* v19.11 dates:
  * Proposal/V1               Friday 06 September 2019
  * Integration/Merge/RC1     Friday 11 October   2019
  * Release                   Friday 08 November  2019

* Marvell, Intel, Arm & Mellanox has sent roadmaps, thanks,
  everyone planning to contribute in this release please send roadmaps
  to help planning.

* Will put v19.02 proposal into mail list for discussion, it is challenging
  because of Christmas and Spring holidays overlap with the release dates.

* Need input from all contributors in next week about the scope/size of the
  v19.02 to help planning 19.02 dates.


V1 Status
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* V1 deadline is a few days away, end of this week. 800+ patches in patchwork.


Subtrees
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* main
  * Patchwork looks busy
    * Please all sub-tree maintainers update 'delegate' fields
      * There is a plan for automated delegation, will be manual for now
  * There will be an early merge end of this week
  * Ping Thomas for high priority patches

* next-net
  * Only a few patches has been merged, reviews are going on
  * There are two new PMDs, 'ppfe' from NXP and 'hns3' from Huawei
  * There are ethdev APIs patches from Andrew which look like will be big one

* next-net-virtio
  * Reviews are going on, Maxime and Tiwei are reviewing
  * Looks a little busier than normal

* next-net-intel
  * Reviews are going on, Xiaolong is working on them

* next-eventdev
  * Marvell planning to submit, two Eventdev applications.
    * One seperate l2fwd-event app and update the existing l3fwd to add support
      for Eventdev.


Conferences
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* Reminder: DPDK Summit NA CFP deadline September 6th
  https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/announce/2019-August/000276.html

* OvS conference won't be co-located with DPDK summit this year


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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