[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Documentation: Correct claims about Debian packaging.
blp at ovn.org
Mon Jul 22 17:35:24 UTC 2019
The documentation reported the union of all possible Debian- and
Debian-derived packaging. This isn't realistic: there are differences
between OVS upstream, Debian downstream, and Ubuntu downstream. This
commit distinguishes them.
Reported-by: Ravi Kerur <rkerur at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst | 7 +++++--
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst b/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
index 5987178eaafc..523c83aa72ba 100644
@@ -44,10 +44,13 @@ that includes the core userspace components of the switch.
2. For kernel datapath, ``openvswitch-datapath-dkms`` can be installed to
automatically build and install Open vSwitch kernel module for your running
+kernel. This package is only available when the .deb packages are built from
+the Open vSwitch repository; it is not downstream in Debian or Ubuntu releases.
3. For DPDK datapath, Open vSwitch with DPDK support is bundled in the package
+``openvswitch-switch-dpdk``. This package is only available in the Ubuntu
+distribution; it is not upstream in the Open vSwitch repository or downstream
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