VPP 18.01 Release Milestone RC2 is complete!
I have created the v18.01-rc2 tag on stable/1801 and verified that 18.01-rc2 build artifacts have been uploaded to nexus.fd.io. VPP 18.01 Release Milestone RC2 is complete!
As a reminder, the VPP 18.01 Release is in two weeks on Wednesday January 24, 2018.
The CSIT team has pulled the CSIT 18.01 release branch (rls1801) and will be kicking off a dry-run of formal tests tomorrow. Once the dry-runs are complete, the official release testing will begin which will generate all of the test and performance data to be released in the CSIT 18.01 Release Report on January 31, 2018:
It is important that only bugs which address critical issues (as determined by the VPP committers), ideally limited to addressing bugs found by CSIT testing.
Per the standard process, all bug fixes to stable branches should follow the best practices: