[ovs-dev] [PATCH] rhel.rst: Add python-sphinx as a dependency.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Oct 31 19:58:56 UTC 2017


On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 03:47:35PM -0400, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> writes:
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:39:10AM -0700, Gurucharan Shetty wrote:
> >> Signed-off-by: Gurucharan Shetty <guru at ovn.org>
> >> ---
> >>  Documentation/intro/install/rhel.rst | 2 +-
> >>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >> 
> >> diff --git a/Documentation/intro/install/rhel.rst b/Documentation/intro/install/rhel.rst
> >> index 86c5cf3..aff6ccf 100644
> >> --- a/Documentation/intro/install/rhel.rst
> >> +++ b/Documentation/intro/install/rhel.rst
> >> @@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ the below command::
> >>  
> >>      $ yum install gcc make python-devel openssl-devel kernel-devel graphviz \
> >>          kernel-debug-devel autoconf automake rpm-build redhat-rpm-config \
> >> -        libtool checkpolicy selinux-policy-devel
> >> +        libtool checkpolicy selinux-policy-devel python-sphinx
> >
> > For Debian, we just recommend installing the build-dependencies listed
> > in debian/control.  That has the advantage that it can't get out of
> > date.  It has the disadvantage, though, that it's not easy to cut and
> > paste (although "apt-get build-dep openvswitch" usually does the trick).
> > Maybe "yum" has some mode that installs dependencies from a spec file?
> 
> For 'yum' distributions:
> 
>   yum-builddep
> 
> For 'dnf' distributions (newer Fedora, and future RHEL versions):
> 
>   dnf builddep

Would it be reasonable to change rhel.rst to recommend using one of
those tools, to ease future maintenance?


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