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Soft Feature Freeze start date delays to 2020-08-24 for edk2-stable202008


Laszlo Ersek
 

Hi Liming,

On 08/24/20 03:49, gaoliming wrote:
Hi, all

Based on the discussion https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64493,
we make the conclusion to defer one week for edk2-stable202008 to
include the important patch for RiscV. Soft Feature Freeze (SFF) will
start from today (2020-08-24). Below is new edk2-stable202008 tag
planning proposed schedule
<https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore.github.io/wiki/EDK-II-Release-Planning>.
If you have any comments, please raise it.


Date (00:00:00 UTC-8) Description
2020-06-03 Beginning of development
2020-08-07 Feature Planning Freeze
2020-08-24 Soft Feature Freeze
2020-08-28 Hard Feature Freeze
2020-09-04 Release

Because SFF date is changed, if the patches passed code review before
SFF date (2020-08-24), the patches can still be merged for this stable
tag. Here is the patch list those passed code review before new SFF
date. For below features, I will let the feature owner decides whether
to merge it for this stable tag.
As of this writing:

- Mon Aug 24 12:59:59 UTC 2020

we've entered the (new) Soft Feature Freeze. (The SFF date is 2020-08-24
00:00:00 UTC-8; in UTC, that's Mon Aug 24 08:00:00 UTC 2020 -- about
five hours ago.)

So:

Feature List:

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/63767
[PATCH] EmbeddedPkg/libfdt: Add strncmp macro to use AsciiStrnCmp
I'm going to merge this soon (with Leif's review).

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64363
[PATCH v5 0/3] UefiPayloadPkg: Runtime MMCONF
The UefiPayloadPkg patches in the series (#1, #3) have not received
reviews. We have to delay this until after the stable tag.

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64354
[PATCH v4 0/8] Need add a FSP binary measurement
The SecurityPkg patches have not been approved yet, and Bret and Jiewen
are still testing / discussing (as far as I understand):
<https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64526>. Material for the next
tag.


On the other hand, I'm going to push two patches that had been reviewed
just before we entered the *delayed* SFF:

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64345
[PATCH 1/1] OvmfPkg/Bhyve: rename files to remove 'Pkg' infix

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/62561
[PATCH] OvmfPkg/SmmControl2Dxe: negotiate ICH9_LPC_SMI_F_CPU_HOTPLUG

Bug List:

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/50406
[PATCH 1/1] MdePkg/Include: Add missing definitions of SMBIOS type 42h in SmBios.h
Liming, can you please merge this patch? For some reason I can't see it
in my local archives! (Only responses to it.)

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64507
[PATCH v2 1/1] UefiCpuPkg/MpInitLib: Always initialize the DoDecrement variable
I'm going to merge this soon.

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64539
[PATCH] Maintainers.txt: Update Liming mail address
I'll merge this one as well.

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64529
[PATCH] .pytool/EccCheck: Disable Ecc error code 10014 for open CI
Already merged as commit d4e0b9607c9a.


https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/61938
[PATCH v2 1/1] MdePkg : UefiFileHandleLib: fix buffer overrun in FileHandleReadLine()
I'll merge it.

Thanks!
Laszlo


gaoliming
 

Hi, all

Based on the discussion https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64493, we
make the conclusion to defer one week for edk2-stable202008 to include the
important patch for RiscV. Soft Feature Freeze (SFF) will start from today
(2020-08-24). Below is new edk2-stable202008 tag planning proposed schedule
<https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore.github.io/wiki/EDK-II-Release-Planni
ng>
https://github.com/tianocore/tianocore.github.io/wiki/EDK-II-Release-Plannin
g. If you have any comments, please raise it.



Date (00:00:00 UTC-8) Description

2020-06-03 Beginning of development

2020-08-07 Feature Planning Freeze

2020-08-24 Soft Feature Freeze

2020-08-28 Hard Feature Freeze

2020-09-04 Release



Because SFF date is changed, if the patches passed code review before SFF
date (2020-08-24), the patches can still be merged for this stable tag. Here
is the patch list those passed code review before new SFF date. For below
features, I will let the feature owner decides whether to merge it for this
stable tag.



Feature List:

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/63767 [PATCH] EmbeddedPkg/libfdt: Add
strncmp macro to use AsciiStrnCmp

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64363 [PATCH v5 0/3] UefiPayloadPkg:
Runtime MMCONF

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64354 [PATCH v4 0/8] Need add a FSP
binary measurement



Bug List:

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/50406 [PATCH 1/1] MdePkg/Include: Add
missing definitions of SMBIOS type 42h in SmBios.h

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64507 [PATCH v2 1/1]
UefiCpuPkg/MpInitLib: Always initialize the DoDecrement variable

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64539 [PATCH] Maintainers.txt: Update
Liming mail address

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64529 [PATCH] .pytool/EccCheck:
Disable Ecc error code 10014 for open CI

https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/61938 [PATCH v2 1/1] MdePkg :
UefiFileHandleLib: fix buffer overrun in FileHandleReadLine()



The remaining patches can continue to review without break in edk2
community. If the patch is sent before Soft Feature Freeze, and plans to
catch this stable tag, the patch contributor need reply to his patch and
notify edk2 community. If the patch is sent after Soft Feature Freeze, and
plans to catch this stable tag, please add edk2-stable202008 key words in
the patch title and BZ, so the community know this patch target and give the
feedback.



Thanks

Liming