[ovs-dev] [PATCH ovn] ovs: Bump submodule version to latest ovsdb-cs changes.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Mar 11 22:29:12 UTC 2021

> >>>> Few bugfixes was accepted recently to OVS for ovsdb-cs code
> >>>> that are required for OVN build.
> > I actually thought that the submodule was a recommended OVS version as
> > well as what OVN builds against.  If that's not so, then yes we should
> > clarify somehow.
> It's a recommended OVS version to build with.  I'd not recommend using
> it to actually build ovs-vswitchd or ovsdb-server, because it will
> mean that you're running non-released version of OVS that is always
> behind even the master branch.

Hmm, OK.

I would have guessed that for release branches we would point this to a
release tag of OVS and that for the master branche we would point this
to a commit in the master branch of OVS.

I see that I didn't conceptualize this correctly.

> Looking at the OVN documentation from this perspective I see that it
> very loose in operation with word "use".  I think it should mean "build with",
> but it's definitely not obvious.
> I've sent a patch to clarify the documentation:
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/ovn/patch/20210311203819.2526788-1-i.maximets@ovn.org/

Thanks, I'll have a look.

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