Soft Feature Freeze start date delays to 2020-08-24 for edk2-stable202008
On 08/24/20 03:49, gaoliming wrote:
Hi, allAs 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.)
Feature List:I'm going to merge this soon (with Leif's review).
https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64363The 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/64354The 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
On the other hand, I'm going to push two patches that had been reviewed
just before we entered the *delayed* SFF:
[PATCH 1/1] OvmfPkg/Bhyve: rename files to remove 'Pkg' infix
[PATCH] OvmfPkg/SmmControl2Dxe: negotiate ICH9_LPC_SMI_F_CPU_HOTPLUG
Bug List: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/64507I'm going to merge this soon.
https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64539I'll merge this one as well.
https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64529Already merged as commit d4e0b9607c9a.
I'll merge it.
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
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
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
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:
https://edk2.groups.io/g/devel/message/64354 [PATCH v4 0/8] Need add a FSP
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