[ovs-discuss] compiling fails on

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Sun Mar 13 20:16:32 UTC 2011

The error messages are always helpful; these distributions sometimes make modifications from the mainline version.  Are you using the latest OVS from git or the 1.1.0pre2 tarball?


On Mar 13, 2011, at 1:00 PM, Fred Richards wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I'm a longtime slackware user, and I prefer to keep recent with their -current release, so take this with a grain of salt.  Last week I saw the slackbuild for openvswitch show up on slackbuilds.org and I thought I would give it a try.  At the time my kernel was  Today I patched to the most recent slackware-current, which includes (among other things) a bump of the kernel revision from to  I went to rebuild the package (as the kernel modules won't work from the older kernel) and it failed compiling, with a bunch of errors while working with datapath.c.
> Anyone else see this behavior?  I can paste compile error messages if it helps...
> -- FredR
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