[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 21/05/2020

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu May 21 13:20:05 CEST 2020


Minutes 21 May 2020
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Agenda:
* Release Dates
* -rc3 status
* Subtrees
* Opens

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


Release Dates
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* v20.05 dates:
  * -rc3 is released on Tuesday, 19 May
    * https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-May/168313.html
  * -rc4 pushed to		*Sunday 24 May 2020*
  * Release pushed to		*Tuesday 26 May 2020*

* v20.08 proposal dates *updated*, please comment:
  * Proposal/V1:		Friday, 12 June 2020
  * -rc1:			Wednesday, 8 July 2020
  * -rc2:			Monday, 20 July 2020
  * Release:			Tuesday, 4 August 2020

  * Please send roadmap for the release


-rc3 status
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* Intel testing %80 percent done, can be completed tomorrow
  * Only a PMD issue and a few medium priority defects found
  * Overall looks good


Subtrees
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* main
  * Some gcc10 fixes will be merged
    * gcc10 may be causing ABI compatibility issues
  * Started to work on release notes, John will support
    * Good to have tested HW information from all vendors

* next-net
  * Only a few fixes for -rc4
  * Vendor sub-trees has patches, will pull from them today

* next-crypto
  * No update

* next-eventdev
  * No update

* next-virtio
  * No update

* next-net-intel
  * Some fixes in sub-tree already

* LTS

  * A set of security releases done
    * 19.11.2: https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-May/168103.html
    * 18.11.8: https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-May/168110.html
    * 20.02.1: https://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-May/168102.html


Opens
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* Fuzz testing can be used capture some security issues in advance.
  * This can be done in the CI.
  * Luca shared oss-fuzz as reference:
    * https://oss-fuzz.com/
    * https://github.com/google/oss-fuzz



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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