[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Documentation: Correct claims about Debian packaging.

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Wed Sep 16 13:47:31 UTC 2020


On 7/22/19 7:35 PM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> 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>
> ---

Hi.
It was a long time since this patch was sent, but it seems still correct.

Applied to master.

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.

>  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
> --- a/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
> @@ -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.
> +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``.
> +``openvswitch-switch-dpdk``.  This package is only available in the Ubuntu
> +distribution; it is not upstream in the Open vSwitch repository or downstream
> +in Debian.
>  
>  Fedora
>  ------
> 



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