Release goals for 22.XX
rosenp at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 11:49:39 PDT 2021
On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 10:46 AM Rui Salvaterra <rsalvaterra at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Rich,
> On Wed, 6 Oct 2021 at 17:54, Rich Brown <richb.hanover at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Paul, Rafał,
> > I think our emails passed in the ether... (http://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2021-October/036637.html)
> > As I said in that message, I am very aware of the time constraints of the volunteers for OpenWrt. And I don't mean to suck the conversation into "grand strategies" without any endpoint.
> > Let's focus on our next step. In my earlier note, I asked:
> > 1) What would prevent us from accomplishing the 22.XX Release Goals in March 2022? (https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-developer/releases/goals/22.xx)
> > - How do we see the time between now and March playing out?
> > - Are there things we should leave out? Or should the release date be shifted?
> I think the target date is fine, as long as we don't try to bite more
> than we can chew. :)
> I'm a bit wary of the firewall4 migration, to be honest. Do we have
> performance numbers comparing nftables vs iptables, for complex rule
> sets? I'm asking because nftables can be slower than iptables , in
> at least in some scenarios.
> I also believe the priority should be to get all targets at 5.10 by
> default and to drop those which are stuck at 5.4 for some reason
> (small flash/RAM, unmaintained, etc.). And a dropped target doesn't
> mean it's gone forever, it can always be revived in the future, with
> enough interest, talent and Git. :) With this out of the way, bumping
> mac80211 to 5.15 is probably the hardest task at hand and, after it's
> done, I think we're release-worthy. Anything else (say, DSA for ath79
> targets with qca8k switches) would be a nice bonus, but never a
> release blocker.
As a sidenote, more testers are needed for it. There's also the issue
of LED configuration. Colors are not easy to figure out. Some configs
are totally bogus as well.
> Just my 0.02 €. Thoughts?
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