Patchwork [dpdk-dev] doc: update LTS section

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Submitter Kevin Traynor
Date Feb. 7, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Message ID <20190207150638.11751-1-ktraynor@redhat.com>
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Permalink /patch/720721/
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Kevin Traynor - Feb. 7, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Update the LTS section to mention the branch, how LTS support ends
and update the currently maintained LTS branches.

Signed-off-by: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>
---
 doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst | 9 +++++++--
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
Aaron Conole - Feb. 7, 2019, 3:22 p.m.
Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com> writes:

> Update the LTS section to mention the branch, how LTS support ends
> and update the currently maintained LTS branches.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>
> ---

Looks good.  Just noticed that there's some grammar discrepancy (I see
mixing 'an LTS' and 'a LTS' - then again, acronyms always read funny
with articles).

Just a funny thing.

Acked-by: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>

>  doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst | 9 +++++++--
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> index 2ac4f0a88..f1743aeb0 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
> @@ -47,7 +47,8 @@ LTS Release
>  A stable release can be designated as an LTS release based on community
>  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.
> +year's November (X.11) release will be maintained as an LTS for 2 years.
>  
> -The current DPDK LTS releases are 16.11 and 17.11.
> +After the X.11 release, a LTS branch will be created for it at
> +http://git.dpdk.org/dpdk-stable where bugfixes will be backported to.
>  
>  It is anticipated that there will be at least 4 releases per year of the LTS
> @@ -57,4 +58,8 @@ fixes. Releases should be coordinated with the validation engineers to ensure
>  that a tagged release has been tested.
>  
> +The current maintained LTS branches are 17.11 and 18.11.
> +
> +At the end of the 2 years, a final X.11.N release will be made and at that
> +point the LTS branch will no longer be maintained with no further releases.
>  
>  What changes should be backported
Kevin Traynor - Feb. 7, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
On 02/07/2019 03:22 PM, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com> writes:
> 
>> Update the LTS section to mention the branch, how LTS support ends
>> and update the currently maintained LTS branches.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>
>> ---
> Looks good.  Just noticed that there's some grammar discrepancy (I see
> mixing 'an LTS' and 'a LTS' - then again, acronyms always read funny
> with articles).
> 

Thanks - I fixed it, as it would bug me every time I read it :-)

> Just a funny thing.
> 
> Acked-by: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>
>

Patch

diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
index 2ac4f0a88..f1743aeb0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
@@ -47,7 +47,8 @@  LTS Release
 A stable release can be designated as an LTS release based on community
 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.
+year's November (X.11) release will be maintained as an LTS for 2 years.
 
-The current DPDK LTS releases are 16.11 and 17.11.
+After the X.11 release, a LTS branch will be created for it at
+http://git.dpdk.org/dpdk-stable where bugfixes will be backported to.
 
 It is anticipated that there will be at least 4 releases per year of the LTS
@@ -57,4 +58,8 @@  fixes. Releases should be coordinated with the validation engineers to ensure
 that a tagged release has been tested.
 
+The current maintained LTS branches are 17.11 and 18.11.
+
+At the end of the 2 years, a final X.11.N release will be made and at that
+point the LTS branch will no longer be maintained with no further releases.
 
 What changes should be backported