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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Aug 30 18:39:19 UTC 2010


Thanks, I pushed it out.

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:36:14AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> This series looks reasonable to me.
> 
> --Justin
> 
> 
> On Aug 30, 2010, at 10:15 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> 
> > 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".
> > 
> > Build Requirements
> > ------------------
> > -- 
> > 1.7.1
> > 
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
> > dev mailing list
> > dev at openvswitch.org
> > http://openvswitch.org/mailman/listinfo/dev_openvswitch.org
> 




More information about the dev mailing list