[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3] netdev: Deprecate CAPWAP support.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Oct 30 22:11:53 UTC 2012


On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:15 PM, Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:
> v2-v3:
>         - Updated changelog
>         - Removed warning from kernel datapath.
> v1-v2:
>         - Added userspace warning.
>         - Added a NEWS item.
> --8<--------------------------cut here-------------------------->8--
>
> The CAPWAP implementation is just the encapsulation format and
> therefore really not the full protocol.  While there were some
> uses of it (primarily hardware support and UDP transport).  But
> these are most likely better provided by VXLAN.  As a result,
> CAPWAP will be removed no earlier than February 2013.
>
> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>

Looks good to me.



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