[ovs-dev] [ovs-discuss] [ACLv2 01/19] ofproto: Add ofproto_delete_flows_wildcarded function.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Sep 4 21:25:07 UTC 2009

Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> writes:

> Ben Pfaff wrote:
>> Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> writes:
>>> This functions deletes groups of flows if they match a particular
>>> wildcard.  This is needed to efficiently clean out old flow entries
>>> that were locally added.
>> The code looks good, but I'm worried that this could get really
>> expensive if there are very many ACLs.
> I'm now flushing the entire flow table before inserting any ACL's to
> help with performance.  As a result, this commit is no longer needed.

Sounds great.

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