[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-announce] DPDK 20.02 released

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Tue Feb 25 23:59:52 CET 2020

A new release is available:

The statistics looks like a post-LTS ABI-compatible release:
	820 commits from 156 authors
	876 files changed, 59941 insertions(+), 22565 deletions(-)

It is not planned (yet) to start a maintenance branch for 20.02.
This release and next ones (20.05, 20.08) are ABI-compatible with 19.11.

Below are some new features, grouped by category.
	- ABI check tooling
	- FreeBSD 13 support
	- Linux kernel modules disabled in default build
	- API wait until equal
	- use CPU lcore with ID > total max
	- ring with configurable element size
	- pool of mbufs with pinned external buffers
	- Pensando ionic driver
	- Marvell driver for OCTEON TX2 end point
	- Mellanox vDPA driver
	- rte_flow API for DSCP
	- rte_flow API for L2TPv3 over IP
	- Marvell OCTEON TX2 inline IPsec
	- CPU crypto based on new libraries (intel-ipsec-mb and AArch64cryptolib)
	- synchronous CPU crypto API
	- more algorithms: ECDSA, ECPM
	- event mode in l3fwd example

More details in the release notes:

There are 69 new contributors (including authors, reviewers and testers).
Welcome to Abed Kamaluddin, Abhishek Marathe, Adam Ludkiewicz,
Adrian Podlawski, Aleksandr Loktionov, Alexander Kozyrev,
Alfredo Cardigliano, Andrew Pinski, Apeksha Gupta,
Balakrishna Bhamidipati, Carolyn Wyborny, Chandu Babu N,
Cheng Jiang, Chengchang Tang, Damian Milosek, Dariusz Chaberski,
Dariusz Jagus, Dexuan Cui, Dmitry Kozlyuk, Donald Lee, Dzmitry Sautsa,
Eugenio Pérez, Fang TongHao, Gal Cohen, Gargi Sau, Girish Nandibasappa,
Ilja Van Sprundel, Itsuro Oda, Jaroslaw Gawin, Jörg Thalheim,
Kiran Patil, Krzysztof Galazka, Kumar Amber, Li Feng, Lijun Ou,
Mahipal Challa, Manish Chopra, Marcin Formela, Martyna Szapar,
Mateusz Rusinski, Michael Baum, Michal Litwicki, Michal Swiatkowski,
Narcisa Vasile, Niclas Storm, Pandi Kumar Maharajan, Piotr Azarewicz,
Piotr Kwapulinski, Piotr Pietruszewski, Prateek Agarwal, Praveen Shetty,
Rafael Ávila de Espíndola, Ricardo Roldan, Robert Konklewski,
Satananda Burla, Savinay Dharmappa, Scott Wasson, Selwin Sebastian,
Shannon Nelson, Shiri Kuzin, Sunil Pai G, Sylwia Wnuczko, Thomas Faivre,
Tomasz Konieczny, Vitaliy Mysak, Xuan Ding, Xuan Li, Xueming Zhang,
and Yisen Zhuang.

Below is the number of patches per company (with authors count):
    268     Intel (54)
    193     Mellanox (16)
    114     Marvell (23)
     49     Broadcom (7)
     34     Red Hat (7)
     32     Huawei (8)
     30     ARM (4)
     25     Microsoft (1)
     18     ntop (1)
      9     6WIND (5)
      6     NXP (4)
      5     AMD (3)
      4     VA Linux Systems (1)
      4     Ericsson (1)
      4     Cisco (1)

Based on Reviewed-by and Acked-by tags, the top reviewers are:
     76     Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo at mellanox.com>
     56     Qi Zhang <qi.z.zhang at intel.com>
     47     Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye at intel.com>
     46     Akhil Goyal <akhil.goyal at nxp.com>
     44     Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
     43     Matan Azrad <matan at mellanox.com>
     43     Jerin Jacob <jerinj at marvell.com>
     38     Beilei Xing <beilei.xing at intel.com>
     35     Qiming Yang <qiming.yang at intel.com>
     34     Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com>
     33     Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin at redhat.com>
     31     Ori Kam <orika at mellanox.com>
     25     Gavin Hu <gavin.hu at arm.com>
     24     David Marchand <david.marchand at redhat.com>
     23     Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev at intel.com>

The new features for 20.05 may be submitted during the next 21 days,
in order to be reviewed and integrated before mid-April.
DPDK 20.05 should be released on 20-05-20.
The schedule is pushed because of the special worldwide context.
Some future release cycles will have to be shorter.

Thanks everyone, and take care.

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