[dpdk-dev] DPDK Release Status Meeting 29/10/2020

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Oct 29 13:22:37 CET 2020

Meeting minutes of 29 October 2020

* Release Dates
* -rc1 status
* Subtrees

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

Release Dates

* v20.11 dates
   * -rc2 pushed to      *Tuesday, 3 November 2020*
   * -rc3:               Thursday, 12 November 2020
   * Release:            Wednesday, 25 November 2020

-rc1 status

* Intel test report shared, many issues reported but no critical/showstopper

* Red Hat sent a test report, all looks good


* main
   * Thomas was busy with mbuf patchset, please review
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=13454
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=13416
   * Power patchset eal part can be merged to enable DLB eventdev drivers
     * The ethdev patch requires new version with more documentation
       * Ferruh & Jerin will try to review the ethdev patch
   * fibs patchset merged
   * Working on
     * Ring series from Honnappa
     * replace blacklist/whitelist with allow/block from Stephen
   * There is a makefile for the kmods repo, please review
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/79999/
   * There is a GSO API behavior change without deprecation notice
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/82163/
     * Requires techboard approval
   * There is a patch to add MMIO support to PIO map
     * Can it be handled in virtio level? more review please
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=13220

* next-net
   * Andrew was covering next-net for past a few days
   * Will get ethdev patch to remove legacy filter support
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=13207&state=*
       * There is a dependency to tep-term example removal
         * https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/82169/
     * https://patches.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/list/?series=13211&state=*
   * Will pull from all sub-trees

* next-crypto
   * Merged most of the patches, 7-8 left
   * enqueue & dequeue callback functions series from Intel remaining
     * Was suspicions that it can be ABI break
     * Will ask for new version
     * Planning to merge if there is not objection

* next-eventdev
   * Waiting new version for DLB PMDs
     * eal libraries may be merged very soon, if so new version can be done
       as rebased on top of it
     * Need the new version soon (today/tomorrow), to be able to review and
       merge it for the -rc2

* next-virtio
   * Pull request sent for -rc2
   * No more patch expected for -rc2

* next-net-intel
   * Some patches already merged and waiting for pull

* next-net-mlx
   * There can be more features for -rc2
   * Some patches already merged and waiting for pull

* next-net-mrvl
   * There will be two more patches for -rc2, they will be processed soon

* next-net-brcm
   * Some patches already merged and waiting for pull

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