[ovs-dev] [patch v2 0/7] datapath: 2.6.36-rc1 compatibility

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Sat Aug 21 02:29:25 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 03:42:38PM -0400, Jesse Gross wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> > This series of patches aims to add compatibility to datapath with 2.6.36-rc1.
> >
> > The main aim of this is to allow datapath to compile against
> > that tree so that we can submit datapath for inclusion in the kernel.
> >
> > This is v2 of these patches (The original subject was "datapath:
> > post-2.6.35 compatibility ").
> >
> > This series addresses all of the concerns raised by and
> > suggestions made by Jesse Gross with regards to first posting of this
> > series, except for those relating to "datapath: Use rtnl_link_stats64"
> > which I would like to discuss further.
> >
> > The last patch in this series "datapath: struct brport_attribute no longer
> > has an owner element" adds compatibility with a change that was
> > added to Linus's tree after I posted the previous series.
> Thanks, this looks great.  I'm happy that you were able to keep most
> of the ugliness of different kernel versions in the compat directory.
> I did some testing against a few different kernel versions and compile
> testing against a bunch more.  I ran into a few small issues as well a
> couple of things that I noticed as I was looking through the code.  I
> was going to just fix up the small things but it ended up being a few
> different changes and I didn't want to make you take responsibility
> for my bugs, so I thought that I would let you do it.

Thanks, I'll address the issues you have raised and re-spin the patches.

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