[ovs-discuss] Packaging OVS into .deb installers

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Dec 4 19:07:41 UTC 2012


On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 10:46:12PM +0530, Sudhakar Gariganti wrote:
> But I stumbled upon few related articles and I managed to generate the
> installers now.
> Basically in my previous trial, I tried packaging without building the
> source code.
> I then tried building the code first (i.e., first 6 steps of the INSTALL
> file) and then ran the dpkg-buildpackage.
> With this everything went fine.(all the tests passed too).
> 
> So I think the mistake I did was, not building the source code before
> packaging.

Building the source code before packaging should not be necessary, nor
should it have an impact.

INSTALL.Debian on master now has Debian build instructions.



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