[ovs-dev] Travis build failures due to base image change to Xenial.

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Mon Oct 28 17:47:32 UTC 2019

On 28.10.2019 18:30, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 06:24:44PM +0100, Ilya Maximets wrote:
>> On 28.10.2019 18:05, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 03:04:56PM +0100, Ilya Maximets wrote:
>>>> On 09.08.2019 12:23, Ilya Maximets wrote:
>>>>> On 01.08.2019 20:48, Aaron Conole wrote:
>>>>>> Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at samsung.com> writes:
>>>>>>> However, there is an additional issue with branch-2.5:
>>>>>>> branch-2.5 has kernel 2.6.32 in the .travis.yml, but gcc >= 5 is not
>>>>>>> able to build this kernel. This kernel reached its EOL few years ago
>>>>>>> already and will never be fixed. So, there are few options for this issue:
>>>>>>> 1. Simply remove 2.6.32 kernel from the build matrix.
>>>>>>>       (I have a simple patch for this.)
>>>>> For branch-2.5 I'm waiting for more comments/Ack on the patch:
>>>>> https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2019-August/361422.html
>>>>> Backports to this branch will go along with applying above patch.
>>>> Hi Ben,
>>>> This discussion happened while you were out of office, but I'd like to
>>>> hear your opinion on this issue with branch-2.5 that still exists.
>>> My initial thought is that we don't have a clear obligation to support
>>> an end-of-lifed upstream kernel.  I haven't read the whole thread to see
>>> whether there's a reason to do so anyway, but if not then removing
>>> 2.6.32 from the build matrix seems reasonable.
>> OK. So, can I treat this as an ACK for above mentioned patch?
> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>

Thanks! I'll apply build matrix update along with 2 other required backports
as soon as Travis will finish checking them.

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.

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