[dpdk-dev] minutes of meeting 2020-09-25

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Mon Sep 28 18:39:01 CEST 2020

Members Attending:

     Bruce Richardson
     Ferruh Yigit (Chair)
     Honnappa Nagarahalli
     Jerin Jacob
     Kevin Traynor
     Konstantin Ananyev
     Maxime Coquelin
     Stephen Hemminger
     Thomas Monjalon

The technical board meetings takes place every second Wednesday on 
https://meet.jit.si/DPDK, at 3pm UTC.
(Trial runs on jitsi, backup on IRC channel #dpdk-board)
Meetings are public and DPDK community members are welcome to attend.

#1 All ABI/API breaks without deprecation note requires techboard approval.
    Please cc the techboard mail list to ask for the approval.

#2 Patchwork review process enhancement agreed on principal, target is
    to highlight the reviewer of the patch and where a patch stuck.
    * After v20.11 a work-group will start the technical investigation.
    * For now Jerin leading the work-group, will ask Ali to join it.

#3 Security process issues, there are open security issues.
    * Ferruh will gather all open issues.
    * Stephen will find resource to address them.

#4 Asks from governing board
    a) Prepare list of requirements / tasks for Technical writer.
       * Bruce/Thomas prepared a draft
       * Waiting comments from techboard members until next Wednesday.

    b) Decide whether to extend contract of work on unit tests at UNH
       * Agreed on principal to do more unit test work at UNH
       * How to define, who to define test cases are still an open
       * The request to all tech-board members is to join the CI meeting

    c) Requiring unit tests for contributions
       * A work-group will provide feedback about DTS and its usability on next
         techboard meeting (2020-10-07)
       * Work-group led by Honnapa, other members Stephen, Ferruh/Bruce, Jerin
         * Can ask UNH to involve

Other items deferred for next meeting.

Next meeting will be on 2020-10-07, and will be chaired by Honnappa.

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