[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] INSTALL.Linux: Don't discourage building Debian packages.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Aug 30 17:15:29 UTC 2010

For a while the Debian packages were not well maintained or regularly used,
but we at Nicira use them all the time now.  We now aim to have them
accepted into Debian downstream, so we should at least not discourage
users from trying them out.

Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
 INSTALL.Linux |    7 +++----
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/INSTALL.Linux b/INSTALL.Linux
index 3ae67d0..8ae7aac 100644
--- a/INSTALL.Linux
+++ b/INSTALL.Linux
@@ -5,10 +5,9 @@ This document describes how to build and install Open vSwitch on a
 generic Linux host.  If you want to install Open vSwitch on a Citrix
 XenServer version 5.5.0, see INSTALL.XenServer instead.
-This version of Open vSwitch should be built manually with "configure"
-and "make".  Debian packaging for Open vSwitch is also included, but
-they have not been recently tested, and so Debian packages are not a
-recommended way to use this version of Open vSwitch.
+This version of Open vSwitch may be built manually with "configure"
+and "make", as described below.  You may also build Debian packages by
+running "dpkg-buildpackage".
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