[OE-core] Yocto Project Status WW09'19

sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 15:58:00 UTC 2019

Current Dev Position: YP 2.7 M3 (New feature Freeze has begun.)

Next Deadline: YP 2.7 M3 Cutoff was Feb. 25, 2019


SWAT Team Rotation:

*	SWAT lead is currently: Ross
*	SWAT team rotation: Ross -> Chen on Mar. 1, 2019
*	SWAT team rotation: Chen -> Armin on Mar. 8, 2019
*	 <https://wiki.yoctoproject.org/wiki/Yocto_Build_Failure_Swat_Team>


Key Status/Updates:

*	We have now passed the feature freeze point for 2.7
*	YP 2.7 M2 rc2 is out of QA and being readied for release.  See:
2_RC2 and
*	We now have resulttool, buildhistory and build-performance all
working with the autobuilder and will be using this as the primary QA
mechanism going forward. More details can be found here:


*	There were some serious usability issues found with multiconfig,
those have been fixed in master and thud.
*	Various recipe upgrades made it in, thanks to all who contributed.
Several recipes also converted to meson including glib-2.0 and gdk-pixbuf.
*	We now need to build M3 as we're past feature freeze point for 2.7.
Right now we're aware of the following things which ideally need to be
resolved first:

*	Bug 13178 "X server and matchbox desktop don't start up properly on
beaglebone" needs to be fixed
*	Find the framebuffer problem with qemuarmv7 and switch to that
*	Several ptest issues would be addressed (missing openssl tests, 3
*	Arm build host issues identified and resolved

*	It's unlikely we'll switch to virtgl by default for 2.7 due to lack
of testing from the community although the base patches for this have


Planned Releases for YP 2.7:

*	YP 2.7 M2 rc2 is out of QA.
*	YP 2.7 M2 Release Target was Feb. 1, 2019
*	YP 2.7 M3 Cutoff is Feb. 25, 2019
*	YP 2.7 M3 Release Target is Mar. 8, 2019
*	YP 2.7 M4 Cutoff is Apr. 1, 2019
*	YP 2.7 M4 Release Target is Apr. 26, 2019


Planned upcoming dot releases:

*	YP 2.5.3 (Sumo) will be targeted after YP 2.7 M2 is done.
*	YP 2.5.4 (Sumo) will be targeted after YP 2.7 M4 is done.
*	YP 2.6.2 (Thud) will be targeted after YP 2.5.4 is done.


Tracking Metrics:

*	WDD 2415 (last week 2392) (
*	Poky Patch Metrics  

*	Total patches found: 1516 (last week 1527)
*	Patches in the Pending State: 660 (44%) [last week 663 (43%)]


Key Status Links for YP:





The Status reports are now stored on the wiki at:


[If anyone has suggestions for other information you'd like to see on this
weekly status update, let us know!]




Stephen K. Jolley

Yocto Project Program Manager

*    Cell:                (208) 244-4460

* Email:              sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com
<mailto:sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com> 


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