[ovs-dev] [PATCH] vswitch: allow to specify ofport when creating port

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Tue Oct 2 06:42:36 UTC 2012


On Oct 1, 2012, at 10:08 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> But there's another issue too.  As part of the ongoing effort to
> upstream tunneling to the Linux kernel, Justin is currently reworking
> how ports are assigned to datapaths.  That work is going to change a
> lot of the code in this area, and we've considered adding the ability
> to request OpenFlow port numbers as part of it.  So, if requesting
> particular port numbers is important to you, I'd suggest coordinating
> with Justin.

Hi, Isaku.  Due to the changes Ben mentioned, I need to be able to assign OpenFlow port numbers to make the ofproto-dpif unit tests pass.  I've gotten most of the way through a patch to add that support with this new infrastructure.  I haven't yet written unit tests, so if you're okay with it, I'd like to fold your unit tests (with attribution in the commit log) into my patch.  Would you be okay with that?

--Justin





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