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authorLuca Boccassi <>2017-10-31 16:28:55 +0000
committerThomas Monjalon <>2017-11-12 05:40:00 +0100
commit5768fa9de2ef43bfb4d4e6d17971bbf0c25b6238 (patch)
parent43bec6e263f85b1d8f1c9a98b5fcc7f6e45f21cb (diff)
doc: mention 17.11 LTS in contributing guide
Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <> Acked-by: John McNamara <> Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <>
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/stable.rst
index d52ec47..0f2f1f3 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