[dpdk-dev] Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2021-03-24

Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran jerinj at marvell.com
Wed Apr 21 12:50:00 CEST 2021


Minutes of Technical Board Meeting, 2021-03-24

Members Attending
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-Bruce
-Ferruh
-Hemant
-Honnappa
-Jerin (Chair)
-Kevin
-Konstantin
-Maxime
-Olivier
-Stephen
-Thomas

NOTE: The technical board meetings every second Wednesday at https://meet.jit.si/DPDK at 3 pm UTC.
Meetings are public, and DPDK community members are welcome to attend.
 
NOTE: Next meeting will be on Wednesday 2021-04-07 @3pm UTC, and will be chaired by Maxime

Build config options:
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Immediate next steps:

1) Option to disable specific libraries
2) Moving driver config into driver directory
3) Option to reduce top-level configs


Long term:
1) Remove rte_config.h
2) Keep the top-level meson option as minimal or absolutely needed.


- Requested Bruce to sent RFC on
a) Configuring DPDK options
b) Documentation on additional options


Testing Leader's role documentation
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- TB would like to have single point contact for testing efforts and prioritizing etc
- TB recommends Aaron to send an email in ml on
a) New role
b) information
c) Future plans
- Once the scope is agreed then host at dpdk.org's testing page


Vendor-specific examples:
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1) NTB and IOAT raw driver's example application will be moved to example/drivers/raw/
to avoid PMD specific example application to show up examples directory.
2) Hemant volunteered to submit the patch for item (2) along with documentation policy
for the same.


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