[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 20/02/2020

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Feb 20 12:25:21 CET 2020

Minutes 20 February 2020

* Release Dates
* -rc3 status
* Subtrees
* OvS
* Opens

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

Release Dates

* v20.02 dates:
  * -rc3 is released on 16 February
    * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-February/157922.html
  * -rc4			Friday 21 February 2020
  * Release pushed to		*Friday 25 February 2020*
    * Release date may postponed if any critical issue found in -rc4 testing

* v20.05 *updated* proposal, please comment:
  * Proposal/V1:		Wednesday 18 March 2020
  * Integration/Merge/RC1:	Friday 17 April 2020
  * Release:			Wednesday 20 May 2020

  * The update request is based on delays in 20.02
  * Release date postponed more taking into PRC holiday on 1-5 May into account

-rc3 Status

* Intel and Red Hat sent test results, thank you.
  * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-February/158184.html
  * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-February/158285.html


* main
  * For pure experimental libraries, there is an library versioning problem
    This is critical to be solved for the -rc4, Intel will try to find resource
    to work on it.
    * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-February/158012.html
  * Devtools will be merged
  * Doc/deprecation notices are in the queue
  * Requested an early merge from next-net, since some fixes accumulated
  * John will start on working release notes review

* next-net
  * Bug fixes merged for -rc4, pulled sub-trees

* next-net-crypto
  * There are some fixes, Akhil will merge in next a few hours
  * examples/fips_validation patch will be merged to main repo by David

* next-net-eventdev
  * No update

* next-net-virtio
  * Bug fixes merged for -rc4

* next-net-intel
  * Bug fixes merged for -rc4


  * 17.11.10-rc1 released, please test and report results
    * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-January/154915.html
    * Waiting for QAT issue
      * Release will be postponed one more week


* 2.13 is ready, waiting for announcement


* Lots of coverity issues fixed, thanks.

* There is a coverity sticker in patchwork now
  * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/
    Which reports 14 new defects as of now
  * Plan is to trigger coverity scan from the travis

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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