[yocto] Yocto Project Status WW10'19

sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 07:48:20 PST 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: Chen -> Anuj on Mar. 8, 2019
*	SWAT team rotation: Anuj -> Armin on Mar. 15, 2019
*	 <https://wiki.yoctoproject.org/wiki/Yocto_Build_Failure_Swat_Team>


Key Status/Updates:

*	YP 2.7 M2 rc2 is being released today Mar. 5, 2019.
*	YP 2.7 M3 has not yet been built but progress has been made in
resolving several issues:

*	bug 13178 "X server and matchbox desktop don't start up properly on
beaglebone" was fixed
*	multiconfig bugs have been fixed and a test case added
*	qemu virgl code and selftests have been added (not enabled as
*	qemu native build was split into user and system components
*	lttng-tools ptest timeout fixed
*	systemd version upgrade
*	ltp recipe version upgrade
*	perl ptest regressions fixed

*	The list of remaining potential items for M3 is:

*	5.0 linux kernel (and libc headers) (Bruce)
*	qemuarm to v7 changes (Jon)
*	Aarch64 build host support finalization (Jon)
*	Busybox 'full' utility replacement (Tom)

*	YP 2.5.3 is nearly ready for building however the autobuilder-helper
changes need to be resolved for the stable branches, as do the resulttool
changes in master to move to the new QA process.


Planned Releases for YP 2.7:

*	YP 2.7 M2 Released Mar. 5, 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 2436 (last week 2415) (
*	Poky Patch Metrics  

*	Total patches found: 1502 (last week 1516)
*	Patches in the Pending State: 658 (44%) [last week 660 (44%)]


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 Project Manager

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* Email:              sjolley.yp.pm at gmail.com
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