[ovs-dev] Bug#757761: openvswitch-switch: Please include ovsk-controller
blp at nicira.com
Mon Aug 11 15:38:37 UTC 2014
On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 09:53:09AM +0200, Dariusz Dwornikowski wrote:
> Source: openvswitch
> Severity: wishlist
> Dear Maintainer,
> Tomasz Buchert and I are working on introducing mininet, an SDN emulator
> (http://mininet.org/) to Debian.
> Mininet heavily depends on ovsk to provide OpenFlow switch but also an OpenFlow
> Ovsk starting from version 2.1 ships ovsk-controller as test-controller and
> resides in tests/ directory of the main source.
> >From the NEWS of ovsk source:
> - ovs-controller has been renamed test-controller. It is no longer
> packaged or installed by default, because too many users assumed
> incorrectly that ovs-controller was a necessary or desirable part
> of an Open vSwitch deployment.
Why do you keep referring to ovs as ovsk? We have never shipped
anything under that name.
Why can't mininet use a real controller instead of the useless test
program from OVS?
More information about the dev