[ovs-dev] OVN Patchwork Instance

Mark Michelson mmichels at redhat.com
Tue Sep 1 16:31:56 UTC 2020


On 9/1/20 12:03 PM, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Mark Michelson <mmichels at redhat.com> writes:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> OVN now has its own patchwork project:
>> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/ovn/
> 
> Awesome!
> 
>> This means that if you wish to review OVN patches, use the link
>> above. Going forward, the OVS patchwork project will only have OVS
>> patches. OVN patches that were submitted prior to the split on
>> patchwork (31 August) still show up on the OVS patchwork
>> page. However, if you submit follow-ups to those patches, they will
>> appear on the OVN patchwork page. So if you have any outstanding
>> patches, it may be worth submitting a "bump" so they end up on the new
>> patchwork project.
>>
>> For OVN developers, you still need to be sure to include "ovn" in the
>> subject line enclosed in square brackets. This is how patchwork knows
>> to send the patch to the OVN project instead of OVS.
> 
> Okay, cool.
> 
>> Temporarily, this means that OVN patches are not automatically going
>> through the zero-day robot processing. So you will not get replies if
>> patches don't apply or if checkpatch.py fails. You also will not see
>> build results on the build list.
> 
> Happy Sept. 1st!  They should be now - I only did a brief test run,
> though.
> 

Great! Thanks for getting that done.

> Actually, that brings up an interesting issue I noticed:
> 
>   '--with-ovs-source' doesn't seem to propagate via make distcheck
>   (doubtless I've forgotten my 'automake' variables where I am supposed
>   to pass this), so it currently fails.

This has actually been failing for a really long time now, if it's the 
same issue I'm thinking of. The big reason that 0-day Robot didn't spam 
the dev list was that the Jenkins script only checks for 'make' errors 
and not 'configure' errors.

> 
>> I plan to remedy this soon, though. I will notify the list once this
>> has been corrected.
> 
> :)
> 
>> Thanks,
>> Mark
>>
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