[dpdk-dev] doc/guides: mention 17.11 LTS in contributing/stable
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Luca Boccassi Oct. 31, 2017, 4:28 p.m. UTC
From: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>

Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
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 doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst | 6 +++---
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Mcnamara, John Nov. 2, 2017, 5:12 p.m. UTC | #1
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of
> luca.boccassi@gmail.com
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 4:29 PM
> To: dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: thomas@monjalon.net; Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc/guides: mention 17.11 LTS in
> contributing/stable
> 
> From: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
> ---
>  doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> index d52ec4772..0f2f1f375 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> @@ -42,10 +42,10 @@ LTS Release
>  -----------
> 
>  A stable release can be designated as an LTS release based on community -
> agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. An LTS release will have a -
> maintenance duration of 2 years.
> +agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. The current policy is
> +that each year's November release will be maintained as an LTS for 2
> years.

Strictly speaking we didn't agree that at Userspace. We said that we would evaluate
a 18.11 release next year. However, I am okay with this statement since it probably
reflects what the reality will be.

Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
Thomas Monjalon Nov. 12, 2017, 4:39 a.m. UTC | #2
> > Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
> > ---
[...]
> >  A stable release can be designated as an LTS release based on community -
> > agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. An LTS release will have a -
> > maintenance duration of 2 years.
> > +agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. The current policy is
> > +that each year's November release will be maintained as an LTS for 2
> > years.
> 
> Strictly speaking we didn't agree that at Userspace. We said that we would evaluate
> a 18.11 release next year. However, I am okay with this statement since it probably
> reflects what the reality will be.
> 
> Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>

Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>

Applied, thanks

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diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
index d52ec4772..0f2f1f375 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
@@ -42,10 +42,10 @@  LTS Release
 -----------
 
 A stable release can be designated as an LTS release based on community
-agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. An LTS release will have a
-maintenance duration of 2 years.
+agreement and a commitment from a maintainer. The current policy is that each
+year's November release will be maintained as an LTS for 2 years.
 
-The current DPDK LTS release is 16.11.
+The current DPDK LTS releases are 16.11 and 17.11.
 
 It is anticipated that there will be at least 4 releases per year of the LTS
 or approximately 1 every 3 months. However, the cadence can be shorter or