[ovs-discuss] Branch 2.3 build failure

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jan 26 23:13:11 UTC 2017


On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 03:01:21PM -0800, Shu Shen wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> 
> Building on branch 2.3 appears to be failing with the following error:
> 
>     lib/lacp.c:620:9: error: mixing declarations and code
>     make[2]: *** [lib/lacp.lo] Error 1
> 
> This appears to be caused by commit 336a5584df931 and the fact that
> -Wdeclaration-after-statement is enabled on Branch 2.3 in configure.ac
> while the flag is disabled on 2.4 branch and later.
> 
> I'm not sure how to submit a patch for a maintenance branch so I'd like
> to bring this to your attention.

Thanks for the report.

You can submit a patch for a release branch in the same way as any
other, but please put something like [branch-2.3] in the subject so that
it's obviously for a release branch.


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