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From: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Asaf Penso <asafp@nvidia.com>,
	 John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/1] doc: add release milestones definition
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2021 14:31:18 -0800
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In-Reply-To: <20210201221333.2062052-1-thomas@monjalon.net>

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On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 2:13 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
>
> From: Asaf Penso <asafp@nvidia.com>
>
> Adding more information about the release milestones.
> This includes the scope of change, expectations, etc.
>
> Signed-off-by: Asaf Penso <asafp@nvidia.com>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
Looks good to me. Can we add a mention somewhere that under some
circumstances an rc5 may be required or the rc enumeration could
change in some rare case, like when we had to spin a new rc during
20.11?


> ---
> v2: fix styling format and add content in the commit message
> v3: change punctuation and avoid plural form when unneeded
> v4: avoid abbreviations, "Priority" in -rc, and reword as John suggests
> ---
>  doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst | 72 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 72 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> index 6dbbd5f8d1..15739a43dc 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> @@ -660,3 +660,75 @@ patch accepted. The general cycle for patch review and acceptance is:
>       than rework of the original.
>     * Trivial patches may be merged sooner than described above at the tree committer's
>       discretion.
> +
> +
> +Milestones definition
> +---------------------
> +
> +Each DPDK release has milestones that help everyone to converge to the release date.
> +The following is a list of these milestones
> +together with concrete definitions and expectations.
> +
> +Roadmap
> +~~~~~~~
> +
> +* Content: new features in libraries, drivers, applications, and examples.
> +* Timeframe: to be published before the first day of the release cycle.
> +
> +RFC
> +~~~
> +
> +* Content: public design review for the feature, explaining the need and the design.
> +* Should include the API changes, in libraries and applications.
> +* RFC is not mandatory but strongly advised to start early discussion.
> +* Nice to have: driver implementation (full or draft), example code, and documentation.
> +
> +Proposal Deadline
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +* Content: either an RFC as stated above or a v1 patch.
> +* Nice to have: code complete for libraries.
> +
> +rc1
> +~~~
> +
> +* Priority: new or updated API.
> +* New API should be defined and implemented in libraries.
> +* The API should include Doxygen documentation
> +  and be part of the relevant .rst files (library, release notes).
> +* Code and related documentation must be updated atomically in the same patch.
> +* API should be used in a test application (``/app``).
> +* At least one PMD should implement the API.
> +  It can be a draft but must be sent as a separate series.
> +* The above should be sent to the mailing list at least 2 weeks before -rc1.
> +* Nice to have: example code (``/examples``)
> +
> +rc2
> +~~~
> +
> +* Priority: drivers.
> +* New features should be implemented in drivers.
> +* A driver change should include documentation
> +  in the relevant .rst files (driver, release notes).
> +* Code and related documentation must be updated atomically in the same patch.
> +* The above should be sent to the mailing list at least 2 weeks before -rc2.
> +
> +rc3
> +~~~
> +
> +* Priority: applications.
> +* New functionality that does not depend on libs update
> +  can be integrated as part of -rc3.
> +* The app should include documentation in the relevant .rst files
> +  (app, release notes if significant).
> +* Code and related documentation must be updated atomically in the same patch.
> +* Last opportunity for miscellaneous changes.
> +* Libs and drivers cleanup.
> +* Small driver reworks.
> +* Critical and minor bug fixes.
> +
> +rc4
> +~~~
> +
> +* Documentation updates.
> +* Critical bug fixes.
> --
> 2.30.0
>

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-01 22:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-10 18:44 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Asaf Penso
2021-01-12 13:30 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Michael Baum
2021-01-13  9:12   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/1] " Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-27 18:33     ` Mcnamara, John
2021-02-01 22:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 " Thomas Monjalon
2021-02-01 22:31   ` Ajit Khaparde [this message]
2021-02-01 22:38     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-02-03  7:58 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 " Thomas Monjalon
2021-02-03 10:14   ` David Marchand
2021-02-03 10:27     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-28 19:00 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6] " Thomas Monjalon
2021-03-29  2:02   ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-05-18 11:57   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-05-18 12:25     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-05-18 13:13       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-05-18 17:20         ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-05-18 16:43 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7] " Thomas Monjalon
2021-05-19  8:56   ` Bruce Richardson
2021-05-19 11:58   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-05-19 12:16     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-08-26 10:11 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8] " Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-02 16:33   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-03 11:50     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-03 15:35       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-14  7:53         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-14 16:11           ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-09-14 16:46             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-03 12:26   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-09-03 12:55     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-14  7:56 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9] " Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-14 16:34   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-09-14 16:50     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-09-14 16:51       ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-09-14 17:20         ` Thomas Monjalon

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