[ovs-dev] [PATCH 1/2] Add ChangeLog to track changes

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Sep 17 20:48:32 UTC 2009

On Sep 16, 2009, at 7:55 PM, Ben Pfaff wrote:

> Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com> writes:
>> +    - Switch to L3-based in-band control
>> +    - Use new datapath flow table with reduced chance of collisions
>> +    - Bug fixes
> Looks good, except that the first two items might not mean much
> to users.  If there's a way to rephrase them such that someone
> who doesn't know the internals can get something meaningful out
> of them, I think that would be better.

I agree.  I was stretching, because just listing "bug fixes" is kind  
of boring.  I guess being completely opaque has worked for Apple!

> Maybe "Generalize in-band control to more diverse network
> setups."  The second one, I don't know, maybe it's just a bug fix
> from a user point of view.

I went with your suggestion on in-band control and just dropped the  
reference to the flow table.

Thanks for the feedback.  I went ahead and pushed this out with those  


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