[ovs-discuss] Problem at building Open vSwitch

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Nov 8 14:21:19 UTC 2018

On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 03:07:48PM +0100, Matej Uhlik wrote:
> Hi,
> I was following the guide here
> http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/general/
> but I am stuck, when I fire up "sudo make test" to check if everything is
> allright, I am stuck at some error. The details are in pastebin, because
> there is no tests/testsuite.log file generated, after this error.
> https://pastebin.com/AFEZBXP0
> The gcc I am using is
> 6.5.0 20181026 (Ubuntu 6.5.0-1ubuntu1~16.04).
> Also the configuration I stated was
> ./configure --with-linux=/lib/modules/4.4.0-138-generic/build
> --enable-sparse
> I think these are right, because I only want to run the Open vSwitch inside
> the running Linux as my OS, and want to develop here. My work doesn't
> concern the Open vSwitch, that's just the platform, for Click modular
> router.

You used --enable-sparse but you don't have sparse installed.  Don't use

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