[Pkg-dpdk-devel] Bug#1024322: transition: dpdk

Luca Boccassi bluca at debian.org
Thu Nov 17 14:27:25 GMT 2022

Package: release.debian.org
Severity: normal
User: release.debian.org at packages.debian.org
Usertags: transition
X-Debbugs-CC: pkg-dpdk-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org zigo at debian.org

Hello Thomas and Release Team,

As we did for Bullseye, we are proposing the following plan to allow
Bookworm to ship with the latest LTS versions of DPDK and OVS. This
will let us make use of the full LTS support windows for both projects,
as we have done for the past few releases.

Upload OVS built from git (with new sonames/package renames if
necessary), new OVN, DPDK 22.11 in early-to-mid December to unstable,
ideally before the 16th as we go on vacation after that, to finish the

Then, after OVS 3.1 releases in February, upload it unstable (no
soname/transition required, as only bug fixes will go in at that
point). The upstream release might happen before or after the
2023/02/12 soft freeze, and if it is after we will ask for an

Would this plan work for everyone?

Bullseye tickets for reference:


Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi
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