[ovs-dev] OVN Patchwork Instance

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Tue Sep 1 17:05:30 UTC 2020

Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org> writes:

> On 9/1/20 6:03 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.
>> 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.
> You should probably use DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS as we do in our travis
> scripts.  This is necessary because distcheck invokes ./configure by itself.

Thanks, Ilya!  I'll do this.

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