[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ofp-actions: Implement writing to metadata field

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Oct 18 20:08:24 UTC 2012


On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 02:37:37AM +0900, Isaku Yamahata wrote:
> From: Joe Stringer <joe at wand.net.nz>
> 
> From: Joe Stringer <joe at wand.net.nz>
> 
> In OpenFlow 1.1, we add support for OFPIT_WRITE_METADATA. This allows us to
> write to the metadata field. Internally it is represented using ofpact_metadata.
> 
> We introduce NXAST_WRITE_METADATA to handle writing to the metadata field in
> OpenFlow 1.0+. This structure reflects OFPIT_WRITE_METADATA.
> 
> When writing out the structure to OpenFlow 1.1, it uses the OFPIT_WRITE_METADATA
> instruction only, and not the new NXAST action (which would be redundant).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Joe Stringer <joe at wand.net.nz>
> Signed-off-by: Isaku Yamahata <yamahata at valinux.co.jp>

I applied this to master, with a few style changes.

Thanks to you both!



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