[ovs-dev] [PATCH] docs: To build OVS on RHEL7 EPEL is needed

Timothy Redaelli tredaelli at redhat.com
Fri Oct 25 15:41:22 UTC 2019

Since Python 3 is now mandatory, Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux
(EPEL) repository is needed in order to build OVS on RHEL7.

Signed-off-by: Timothy Redaelli <tredaelli at redhat.com>
 Documentation/intro/install/fedora.rst | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/intro/install/fedora.rst b/Documentation/intro/install/fedora.rst
index 6fe1fb5b2..c6d1d83ae 100644
--- a/Documentation/intro/install/fedora.rst
+++ b/Documentation/intro/install/fedora.rst
@@ -63,11 +63,12 @@ The command below will create a temporary SPEC file::
       > /tmp/ovs.spec
 And to install specific dependencies, use the corresponding tool below.
-For some of the dependencies on RHEL you may need to add two additional
+For some of the dependencies on RHEL 7 you may need to add three additional
 repositories to help yum-builddep, e.g.::
     $ subscription-manager repos --enable=rhel-7-server-extras-rpms
     $ subscription-manager repos --enable=rhel-7-server-optional-rpms
+    $ yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

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