[ovs-discuss] install OVS on freebsd

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Nov 27 14:28:02 UTC 2018

Please don't drop the mailing list.

The first line in the document you cite is "This document describes how
to build and install Open vSwitch on a generic Linux, FreeBSD, or NetBSD
host."  On FreeBSD, which parts of it are wrong?  If it is inaccurate,
we would like to fix it.

On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 09:24:01AM +0330, Ali Forouzan wrote:
> installation guide in “http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/general/” wrote for Linux and “Build Requirements” and “Starting” section are for this environment too and I can’t find any installation guide for FreeBSD.
> Anyway if you could make and install OVS successfully all directories that you want and you need, are different from Linux install guide. 
> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> From: Ben Pfaff
> Sent: Monday, November 26, 2018 5:53 PM
> To: Ali Forouzan
> Cc: ovs-discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] install OVS on freebsd
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:02:28AM +0330, Ali Forouzan via discuss wrote:
> > I want install OVS based on netmap/vale on FreeBSD 11.1. for this purpose (install OVS that work with NETMAP/VALE technology) in first step should install OVS on FreeBSD and I can’t find any guide for “how to install OVS on FreeBSD” and can’t install it successfully .
> > 
> > Can help me to install OVS on FreeBSD? 
> Did you try following the installation guide?  If so, what problem did
> you encounter?

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