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authorJohn McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>2017-11-22 17:38:21 +0000
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2017-11-23 23:31:35 +0100
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doc: add template release notes for 18.02
Add template release notes for DPDK 18.02 with inline comments and explanations of the various sections. Signed-off-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
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@@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ Release Notes
:numbered:
rel_description
+ release_18_02
release_17_11
release_17_08
release_17_05
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_02.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_02.rst
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+DPDK Release 18.02
+==================
+
+.. **Read this first.**
+
+ The text in the sections below explains how to update the release notes.
+
+ Use proper spelling, capitalization and punctuation in all sections.
+
+ Variable and config names should be quoted as fixed width text:
+ ``LIKE_THIS``.
+
+ Build the docs and view the output file to ensure the changes are correct::
+
+ make doc-guides-html
+
+ xdg-open build/doc/html/guides/rel_notes/release_18_02.html
+
+
+New Features
+------------
+
+.. This section should contain new features added in this release. Sample
+ format:
+
+ * **Add a title in the past tense with a full stop.**
+
+ Add a short 1-2 sentence description in the past tense. The description
+ should be enough to allow someone scanning the release notes to
+ understand the new feature.
+
+ If the feature adds a lot of sub-features you can use a bullet list like
+ this:
+
+ * Added feature foo to do something.
+ * Enhanced feature bar to do something else.
+
+ Refer to the previous release notes for examples.
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+API Changes
+-----------
+
+.. This section should contain API changes. Sample format:
+
+ * Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the API change. Use fixed width
+ quotes for ``rte_function_names`` or ``rte_struct_names``. Use the past
+ tense.
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+ABI Changes
+-----------
+
+.. This section should contain ABI changes. Sample format:
+
+ * Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the ABI change that was announced
+ in the previous releases and made in this release. Use fixed width quotes
+ for ``rte_function_names`` or ``rte_struct_names``. Use the past tense.
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+Removed Items
+-------------
+
+.. This section should contain removed items in this release. Sample format:
+
+ * Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the removed item in the past
+ tense.
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+Known Issues
+------------
+
+.. This section should contain new known issues in this release. Sample format:
+
+ * **Add title in present tense with full stop.**
+
+ Add a short 1-2 sentence description of the known issue in the present
+ tense. Add information on any known workarounds.
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+Shared Library Versions
+-----------------------
+
+.. Update any library version updated in this release and prepend with a ``+``
+ sign, like this:
+
+ librte_acl.so.2
+ + librte_cfgfile.so.2
+ librte_cmdline.so.2
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ =========================================================
+
+
+The libraries prepended with a plus sign were incremented in this version.
+
+.. code-block:: diff
+
+ librte_acl.so.2
+ librte_bitratestats.so.2
+ librte_bus_dpaa.so.1
+ librte_bus_fslmc.so.1
+ librte_bus_pci.so.1
+ librte_bus_vdev.so.1
+ librte_cfgfile.so.2
+ librte_cmdline.so.2
+ librte_cryptodev.so.4
+ librte_distributor.so.1
+ librte_eal.so.6
+ librte_ethdev.so.8
+ librte_eventdev.so.3
+ librte_flow_classify.so.1
+ librte_gro.so.1
+ librte_gso.so.1
+ librte_hash.so.2
+ librte_ip_frag.so.1
+ librte_jobstats.so.1
+ librte_kni.so.2
+ librte_kvargs.so.1
+ librte_latencystats.so.1
+ librte_lpm.so.2
+ librte_mbuf.so.3
+ librte_mempool.so.3
+ librte_meter.so.1
+ librte_metrics.so.1
+ librte_net.so.1
+ librte_pci.so.1
+ librte_pdump.so.2
+ librte_pipeline.so.3
+ librte_pmd_bnxt.so.2
+ librte_pmd_bond.so.2
+ librte_pmd_i40e.so.2
+ librte_pmd_ixgbe.so.2
+ librte_pmd_ring.so.2
+ librte_pmd_softnic.so.1
+ librte_pmd_vhost.so.2
+ librte_port.so.3
+ librte_power.so.1
+ librte_reorder.so.1
+ librte_ring.so.1
+ librte_sched.so.1
+ librte_security.so.1
+ librte_table.so.3
+ librte_timer.so.1
+ librte_vhost.so.3
+
+
+
+Tested Platforms
+----------------
+
+.. This section should contain a list of platforms that were tested with this
+ release.
+
+ The format is:
+
+ * <vendor> platform with <vendor> <type of devices> combinations
+
+ * List of CPU
+ * List of OS
+ * List of devices
+ * Other relevant details...
+
+ This section is a comment. do not overwrite or remove it.
+ Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+ =========================================================