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From: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
To: "Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: "techboard@dpdk.org" <techboard@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] DPDK techboard minutes of November 07
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:27:02 +0000
Message-ID: <e345c5c9-672e-54ba-f0cd-163949b71134@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2601191342CEEE43887BDE71AB977258010CEB87CE@IRSMSX106.ger.corp.intel.com>

On 15-Nov-18 6:31 PM, Ananyev, Konstantin wrote:
> Meeting notes for the DPDK technical board meeting
> held on 2018-11-07
> Attendees:
>          - Bruce Richardson
>          - Ferruh Yigit
>          - Konstantin Ananyev
>          - Maxime Coquelin
>          - Olivier Matz
>          - Thomas Monjalon
> 0) Informal discussion about current PPC support status
> As brought by Thomas:
> They are not active maintainers for 18.05+ releases for Power 8.
> IBM currently concentrates on  17.11 LTS.
> They plan to be back with 18.11 LTS for Power 9.
> Should we declare Power8 not maintained for 18.11 LTS?
> Another suggestion was to introduce concept of "secondary supported platforms"
> and move PPC to that category
> (by analogy with freebsd tiered platforms:
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/archs.html).

+1, we can't do anything if there are no maintainers, nor can we declare 
a platform as "supported" for an LTS release if there is no commitment 
to actually maintain the platform for a number of years.

> 1) Next techboard meeting
> - Maxime Coquelin will chair it


      reply	other threads:[~2018-11-16 10:27 UTC|newest]

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2018-11-15 18:31 Ananyev, Konstantin
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