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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: announce@dpdk.org
Subject: [dpdk-announce] release candidate 20.11-rc1
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:50:13 +0200
Message-ID: <1695913.Ws3t40NQoN@thomas> (raw)

A new DPDK release candidate is ready for testing:
	https://git.dpdk.org/dpdk/tag/?id=v20.11-rc1

There are 1265 new patches in this snapshot, being the biggest -rc1 ever.
Like the previous LTS, the API of this -rc1 is exceptionnally not frozen.
More major changes are pending for -rc2.

Release notes:
	https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/rel_notes/release_20_11.html

Highlights of 20.11-rc1, grouped by category:
* General
	- write combining store API
	- prefetch with intention to write API
	- cldemote API
	- SIMD bitwidth limit API
	- Windows PCI netuio
	- moved igb_uio to dpdk-kmods/linux
	- removed Python 2 support
	- removed Make support
* Networking
	- CRC optimization for Intel AVX-512
	- FEC API
	- Rx buffer split
	- thread safety in flow API
	- shared action in flow API
	- flow sampling and mirroring
	- tunnel offload API
	- multi-port hairpin
	- Solarflare EF100 architecture
	- vhost-vDPA backend in virtio-user
	- removed vhost dequeue zero-copy
	- SWX pipeline aligned with P4
* Baseband
	- Intel ACC100 driver
* Cryptography
	- raw datapath API
	- Broadcom BCMFS symmetric crypto driver
* RegEx
	- Marvell OCTEON TX2 regex driver
* Others
	- ACL optimized for Intel AVX-512
	- Intel DSA support in IOAT driver

Please test and report issues on bugs.dpdk.org.
DPDK 20.11-rc2 is expected at the end of this month.
Let's be reactive and focus on this important milestone.

Thank you everyone



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