[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] INSTALL.Linux: Don't discourage building Debian packages.
jpettit at nicira.com
Mon Aug 30 11:36:14 PDT 2010
This series looks reasonable to me.
On Aug 30, 2010, at 10:15 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> For a while the Debian packages were not well maintained or regularly used,
> but we at Nicira use them all the time now. We now aim to have them
> accepted into Debian downstream, so we should at least not discourage
> users from trying them out.
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> INSTALL.Linux | 7 +++----
> 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/INSTALL.Linux b/INSTALL.Linux
> index 3ae67d0..8ae7aac 100644
> --- a/INSTALL.Linux
> +++ b/INSTALL.Linux
> @@ -5,10 +5,9 @@ This document describes how to build and install Open vSwitch on a
> generic Linux host. If you want to install Open vSwitch on a Citrix
> XenServer version 5.5.0, see INSTALL.XenServer instead.
> -This version of Open vSwitch should be built manually with "configure"
> -and "make". Debian packaging for Open vSwitch is also included, but
> -they have not been recently tested, and so Debian packages are not a
> -recommended way to use this version of Open vSwitch.
> +This version of Open vSwitch may be built manually with "configure"
> +and "make", as described below. You may also build Debian packages by
> +running "dpkg-buildpackage".
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