[ovs-dev] [lacp bridge 1/4] lacp: Remove enabled flag.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 15 17:05:49 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 07:09:35PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> The enabled flag in the LACP module was only used to set the
> Collecting and Distributing flags in the LACP protocol.  It was
> intended to be set by the bonding code to mimic its enabled flag.
> The spec is relatively vague on the precise meaning of these flags,
> and most implementations do something completely different with
> them.  For these reasons, it seems acceptable to remove the enabled
> flag for the sake of simplicity.  A slave is now Collecting and
> Distributing if it is attached, or LACP couldn't be negotiated.

I'll take your word for it that this is acceptable behavior.  Given
that, the patch looks good to me.

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