[ovs-dev] [PATCH] debian: Apply Ubuntu patch to add DKMS support.

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Wed Aug 24 16:52:24 PDT 2011


Hi,

I'm pretty excited to see this :-)

I've been using the DKMS package that Chuck added to Ubuntu and although I
am no expert on DKMS it does seem to work as expected over numerous
re-installs.

As this patch is based on Chuck's work.

Acked-by: Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:44:23PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Thanks.  Adding Simon (I should have CC'd him from the start).
> 
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:13:07PM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> > This looks reasonable to me, but I'm pretty uninformed when it comes
> > to Debian packaging.  Simon's input would be much more valuable than
> > mine.
> > 
> > --Justin
> > 
> > 
> > On Aug 23, 2011, at 3:37 PM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > 
> > > I tested that installing openvswitch-datapath-dkms worked OK on my own
> > > Debian machine.
> > > 
> > > The bulk of this patch is taken from downstream Ubuntu DKMS support written
> > > by Chuck Short <zulcss at ubuntu.com>, version 1.2.0-1ubuntu1.  I made the
> > > following changes:
> > > 
> > >  * Update debian/.gitignore.
> > > 
> > >  * Update debian/automake.mk.
> > > 
> > >  * Correct description in debian/control (it was a cut-and-paste from
> > >    the openvswitch-datapath-source description without editing).
> > > 
> > >  * Fix up for --with-l26 to --with-linux and datapath/linux-2.6 to
> > >    datapath/linux transitions.
> > > 
> > > CC: Chuck Short <zulcss at ubuntu.com>
> > > CC: Dave Walker <DaveWalker at ubuntu.com>
> 



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