[ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next 4/4] net: Add Open vSwitch kernel components.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Nov 23 01:34:57 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:19 PM, David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> wrote:
> From: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>
> Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:11:33 -0800
>> As you mention, one of the biggest benefits of Open vSwitch is how
>> simple the kernel portions are (it's less than 6000 lines).  It's
>> existed as an out-of-tree project for several years now so it's
>> actually fairly mature already and unlikely that there will be a
>> sudden influx of new code over the coming months.
> The packet scheduler classification and packet action infrastructure
> has been around 5 times longer.

The only point that I was trying to make with that comment is that
it's unlikely that Open vSwitch will suddenly get more complex due to
the introduction of new code.

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