[ovs-dev] OpenvSwitch for Ubuntu Raring/Kernel 3.8

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Jan 16 16:42:23 UTC 2013


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:29 AM, James Page <james.page at ubuntu.com> wrote:
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> Hi Ben
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> On 15/01/13 05:53, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>>>> Also is there a timescale around shipping ovs 1.9?
>> We had a brief internal discussion about this today.  We recommend
>> version 1.9 to anyone planning a release on the basis of what Open
>> vSwitch has available now or in the next few months.  We should be
>> releasing OVS 1.9 really soon (within a week or two, I hope).  I
>> don't know of anything we're working on in the 1.9 branch, so it
>> probably won't change further barring discovery of bugs (which
>> could just as well get discovered after release and end up in a
>> 1.9.x release).  It would be perfectly reasonable to prepare for a
>> release on the basis of the current branch-1.9.
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> Great - have done so; I've submitted two patches for the master branch
> to support this activity; one to workaround long UNIX socket path
> limitations which where causing test failures in the python code when
> building in sbuild (there was a similar problem a while back in the C
> code) and one to extend the range of supported kernels to include 3.8.
>
> I also cherry picked commit 2520f4528742decf78a8b375f5389b50977f5e4b
> to support the new header file layout for kernels >= 3.7.

branch-1.9 was actually already supposed to support Linux 3.7 so I put
that commit directly on the branch now.



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