[ovs-discuss] Packaging OVS into .deb installers

Sudhakar Gariganti sudhakar.gariganti at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 10:26:01 UTC 2012

Hi Ben,

Glad that you added the INSTALL.Debian with the instructions :) .
 I will try following the steps there on a fresh install and let you know
in case I face anything unexpected.

Thank you!


On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:37 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> 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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