[ovs-dev] [PATCH] NEWS: Correct some items incorrectly stating they arrived in 1.9.0.

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Tue Feb 5 05:48:06 UTC 2013

On Feb 4, 2013, at 2:47 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 02:20:58PM -0800, Justin Pettit wrote:
>> A few items were listed as arriving in 1.9.0, but they actually were new
>> to 1.10.0.
>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com>
> I don't have any comments on the rearrangement, but I have some
> suggestions for improvement overall.  I guess that could be a separate
> commit if you prefer.

Yeah, I think I'd prefer to treat them separately.  I just sent a new patch.

> Here, s/Openflow/OpenFlow/:
>> +    - Openflow:


> The following is specifically related to tunneling, right?  I don't
> think that OVS influences path MTU otherwise: 
>>     - Path MTU discovery is no longer supported.
> Maybe we could merge this item into a "tunneling" section along with
> "Tunneling requires the version of the kernel module paired with Open
> vSwitch 1.9.0 or later." and "Inheritance of the Don't Fragment bit in
> IP tunnels (df_inherit) is no longer supported." and anything else
> that looks related to tunnels.
> This item won't be meaningful to most people:
>    - Patch ports are implemented in userspace.
> How about "Patch ports no longer require kernel support, so they now
> work with the kernel module built into Linux 3.3 and later."?
> 1.9 also has a number of tunneling-related changes that could be
> grouped.

I made these changes in the follow-up patch.


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