[ovs-discuss] Debian install dep

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon May 29 20:36:55 UTC 2017


Sure, although it's better to email the patch to the dev list.

On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 09:10:23PM +0100, Mircea Ulinic wrote:
> Thanks, Ben.
> For future reference, if I notice anything else that can be
> improved/adjusted etc., can I just send a pull request directly to
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs?
> 
> On 29 May 2017 at 19:41, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 12:39:15AM +0100, Mircea Ulinic wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I just installed ovs on a fresh Debian, following the instructions from
> > > http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/debian/
> > >
> > > After the build, it complained:
> > >
> > > admin at ip-172-31-5-175:~$ sudo dpkg -i openvswitch-switch_2.7.0-1_
> > amd64.deb
> > > (Reading database ... 169467 files and directories currently installed.)
> > > Preparing to unpack openvswitch-switch_2.7.0-1_amd64.deb ...
> > > Unpacking openvswitch-switch (2.7.0-1) over (2.7.0-1) ...
> > > dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of openvswitch-switch:
> > >  openvswitch-switch depends on uuid-runtime; however:
> > >   Package uuid-runtime is not installed.
> > >
> > >
> > > Installing uuid-runtime solved the problem.
> > > I thought this info may help.
> > >
> > > Cheers & many thanks for maintaining the project!
> >
> > OK, I sent a patch adding a note to the documentation:
> >         https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-May/
> > 333077.html
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> -Mircea


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