[dpdk-dev] Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2020-01-29
olivier.matz at 6wind.com
Fri Jan 31 13:36:59 CET 2020
Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2020-01-29
- Olivier (chair)
NOTE: The technical board meetings every second Wednesday on IRC
channel #dpdk-board, at 3pm UTC. Meetings are public and DPDK community
members are welcome to attend.
NOTE: Next meeting will be on Wednesday 2020-02-12 @3pm UTC, and will be
chaired by Stephen.
1/ Integration of SAD capability in ipsec-secgw
With v5, performance drop is less than 2% on x86, so it can be
integrated if the performance is confirmed on other archs.
2/ Guidelines for examples and apps distributed in DPDK repository
- In dpdk/examples directory, the applications should demonstrate
the API usage in priority, and the performance (ideally both).
- If both goals cannot be reconciled in the example application, a
performance application can be created in dpdk/app (for main
3/ ICC support in DPDK
- It was already agreed that compilers supported in DPDK are GCC and
- However patches for ICC support are accepted.
- An ICC compilation warning should not be fatal.
(note: this is already the default for meson builds).
- Some ICC compilation warnings will be disabled at a global level
4/ Name of repository for kernel modules
On 2019-11-06, we decided to move igb_uio in a separate repository
A repository will also be needed to host netuio for Windows.
The name of this repository will be *dpdk-kmods*.
AR for Jerin: write the deprecation notice for removal of igb_uio.
already done: http://firstname.lastname@example.org
5/ Reorganize EAL to ease windows port integration
Thomas will propose a patch to simplify the layout of
6/ ABI topics
In 20.02-rc1, some possible ABI breaks were found in meter, crypto
and security libraries: to be checked and fixed before the release.
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