[ovs-dev] Documentation: Correct claims about Debian packaging.
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Message ID 20190722173524.28083-1-blp@ovn.org
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Ben Pfaff July 22, 2019, 5:35 p.m. UTC
The documentation reported the union of all possible Debian- and
Debian-derived packaging.  This isn't realistic: there are differences
between OVS upstream, Debian downstream, and Ubuntu downstream.  This
commit distinguishes them.

Reported-by: Ravi Kerur <rkerur@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
 Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst | 7 +++++--
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diff --git a/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst b/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
index 5987178eaafc..523c83aa72ba 100644
--- a/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
+++ b/Documentation/intro/install/distributions.rst
@@ -44,10 +44,13 @@  that includes the core userspace components of the switch.
 2. For kernel datapath, ``openvswitch-datapath-dkms`` can be installed to
 automatically build and install Open vSwitch kernel module for your running
+kernel.  This package is only available when the .deb packages are built from
+the Open vSwitch repository; it is not downstream in Debian or Ubuntu releases.
 3. For DPDK datapath, Open vSwitch with DPDK support is bundled in the package
+``openvswitch-switch-dpdk``.  This package is only available in the Ubuntu
+distribution; it is not upstream in the Open vSwitch repository or downstream
+in Debian.