SONiC - SWitch State Service - SWSS
The SWitch State Service (SWSS) is a collection of software that provides a database interface for communication with and state representation of network applications and network switch hardware.
Before installing, add key and package sources:
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver apt-mo.trafficmanager.net --recv-keys 417A0893 echo 'deb http://apt-mo.trafficmanager.net/repos/sonic/ trusty main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sonic.list sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install redis-server -t trusty sudo apt-get install libhiredis0.13 -t trusty
Install building dependencies:
sudo apt-get install libtool sudo apt-get install autoconf automake sudo apt-get install dh-exec
There are a few different ways you can install SONiC-SWSS.
Install from Debian Repo
For your convenience, you can install prepared packages on Debian Jessie:
sudo apt-get install swss
Install from Source
Checkout the source:
git clone https://github.com/Azure/sonic-swss.git and install it yourself.
Get SAI header files into /usr/include/sai. Put the SAI header files that you use to compile libsairedis into /usr/include/sai
Install prerequisite packages:
sudo apt-get install libswsscommon libswsscommon-dev libsairedis libsairedis-dev
You can compile and install from source using:
./autogen.sh ./configure make && sudo make install
You can also build a debian package using:
./autogen.sh fakeroot debian/rules binary
For general questions, setup help, or troubleshooting:
For bug reports or feature requests, please open an Issue.
See the contributors guide for information about how to contribute.
We're following basic GitHub Flow. If you have no idea what we're talking about, check out GitHub's official guide. Note that merge is only performed by the repository maintainer.
Guide for performing commits:
- Isolate each commit to one component/bugfix/issue/feature
- Use a standard commit message format:
[component/folder touched]: Description intent of your changes [List of changes] Signed-off-by: Your Name email@example.com
swss-common: Stabilize the ConsumerTable * Fixing autoreconf * Fixing unit-tests by adding checkers and initialize the DB before start * Adding the ability to select from multiple channels * Health-Monitor - The idea of the patch is that if something went wrong with the notification channel, we will have the option to know about it (Query the LLEN table length). Signed-off-by: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Each developer should fork this repository and add the team as a Contributor
- Push your changes to your private fork and do "pull-request" to this repository
- Use a pull request to do code review
- Use issues to keep track of what is going on