[ovs-dev] [Backport Request] For branch-2.5, backport rhel-systemd integration

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Wed Oct 5 15:09:39 UTC 2016

Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 08, 2016 at 07:58:21PM +0100, Markos Chandras wrote:
>> On 09/08/2016 05:50 PM, Aaron Conole wrote:
>> > 
>> >> It sounds like new feature territory, but you do make a case for
>> > it being considered a set of fixes ...
>> > 
>> > I agree - it straddles a line.  I was hesitant to even ask, but in RHEL
>> > we probably need to backport these anyway, so I made an assumption
>> > (maybe poor) that other systemd distros might use the rhel scripts and
>> > run into this class of issues also.  Good net-izen, and all that :)
>> > 
>> > -Aaron
>> Hi Aaron,
>> Thanks for the backport request. I am also interested in these fixes and
>> it's something I could use in the SUSE package as well. For my point of
>> view I see no blockers for those updating their 2.5.0 installations with
>> these fixes in but I will do some testing on my end as well.
> I don't know whether we came to a conclusion on this or whether the
> discussion just dropped.  Is it still desirable?

It's definitely desirable from my PoV.  I'd like to see it, and have
already gotten it packaged in a local copy of an RPM, just doing some

I don't know if Russell or Flavio have any thoughts.

Thanks, Ben!

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