[dpdk-web] [PATCH] update stable releases roadmap

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Fri Mar 9 14:36:12 CET 2018


Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>

---
This is at the same time, a call for volunteer,
and a proposed change to shorten the wait for the first stable releases
from at least 3 months to 2 months.

Let's add this discussion to the agenda of the next techboard meeting.
---
 dev/roadmap.html | 35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 31 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/dev/roadmap.html b/dev/roadmap.html
index e6cf640..e40f410 100644
--- a/dev/roadmap.html
+++ b/dev/roadmap.html
@@ -104,6 +104,8 @@
 		<li>Release: November 2, 2018
 	</ul>
 	<h2 id="stable">Stable releases</h2>
+	<p>There is a documentation page describing the
+	<a href="/doc/guides/contributing/stable.html">guidelines of the stable releases</a>.
 	<p>Stable point releases follow mainline releases.
 	<p>After each -rc tag and after the final version, relevant bug fixes get
 	backported by the stable maintainers into the respective branches in "bursts".
@@ -111,8 +113,9 @@
 	to stable at dpdk.org only (avoiding dev at dpdk.org).
 	<p>After all the relevant bugfixes have been backported,
 	regression tests are ran, and if clear, the stable release is announced.
-	<p>Typically a new stable release version follows a mainline release
-	by 1-2 weeks, depending on the test results.
+	<p>The first stable release (.1) of a branch should follow
+	its mainline release (.0) by two months,
+	before starting tests of the next mainline release candidates.
 	<hr>
 	<div style="overflow-x:auto">
 	<table>
@@ -125,15 +128,39 @@
 		<tr>
 			<td>16.11.6</td>
 			<td>May 19, 2018</td>
-			<td>November 2018</td>
+			<td>November 2018 (LTS)</td>
 			<td>Luca Boccassi</td>
 		</tr>
 		<tr>
 			<td>17.11.2</td>
 			<td>May 19, 2018</td>
-			<td>November 2019</td>
+			<td>November 2019 (LTS)</td>
 			<td>Yuanhan Liu</td>
 		</tr>
+		<tr>
+			<td>18.02.1</td>
+			<td>April 6, 2018</td>
+			<td>June 2018</td>
+			<td>looking for volunteer</td>
+		</tr>
+		<tr>
+			<td>18.05.1</td>
+			<td>June 29, 2018</td>
+			<td>October 2018</td>
+			<td>looking for volunteer</td>
+		</tr>
+		<tr>
+			<td>18.08.1</td>
+			<td>October 5, 2018</td>
+			<td>January 2019</td>
+			<td>looking for volunteer</td>
+		</tr>
+		<tr>
+			<td>18.11.1</td>
+			<td>January 11, 2019</td>
+			<td>November 2020 (LTS)</td>
+			<td>looking for volunteer</td>
+		</tr>
 	</table>
 	</div>
 </section>
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2.16.2



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