About This Book¶
This repository contains source for Software-Defined Networks: A Systems Approach, available under terms of the Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. The community is invited to contribute corrections, improvements, updates, and new material under the same terms.
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Build the Book¶
To build a web-viewable version, you first need to download the source:
$ mkdir ~/SDN $ cd ~/SDN $ git clone https://github.com/SystemsApproach/SDN.git
The build process is stored in the Makefile and requires Python be
installed. The Makefile will create a virtualenv (
installs the documentation generation toolset.
To generate HTML in
To get a live reload in your browser (refreshes on file save), run
To check the formatting of the book, run
To see the other available output formats, run
Contribute to the Book¶
We hope that if you use this material, you are also willing to contribute back to it. If you are new to open source, you might check out this How to Contribute to Open Source guide. Among other things, you’ll learn about posting Issues that you’d like to see addressed, and issuing Pull Requests to merge your improvements back into GitHub.
If you’d like to contribute and are looking for something that needs attention, see the wiki for the current TODO list.