[ovs-dev] [RFC] [PATCH] 1/1 Add multi-column index support for the Python IDL

Timothy Redaelli tredaelli at redhat.com
Wed Apr 11 17:23:07 UTC 2018

On Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:20:54 -0700
Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 03:03:03PM -0500, twilson at redhat.com wrote:
> > From: Terry Wilson <twilson at redhat.com>
> > 
> > This adds multi-column index support for the Python IDL that is
> > similar to the feature in the C IDL.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Terry Wilson <twilson at redhat.com>  
> Thanks for working on this.
> I think that this adds a new Python module dependency on
> "sortedcontainers".  I didn't have it installed for python2 or
> python3--at least on Debian, it is not installed by default--so many
> tests failed.  I guess that we should at least document that, and
> probably it means that there should be new dependencies.
> (When I installed the Python module, everything was fine.)

unfortunately "python-sortedcontainers" packages are not available on
RHEL repositories.

This means, if this commit is approved, it will not be possible to build
OVS on RHEL anymore and, if we skip the tests, it will not be possible
to use the python OVS extensions.

so I suggest, if possible, to find and alternative to

Thank you

> Thanks,
> Ben.
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Timothy Redaelli
Software Engineer
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