[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] ofproto-dpif: Receive special packets on patch ports.

Ethan Jackson jacksone at nicira.com
Sat Feb 16 22:27:06 UTC 2013


I agree. If its alright I'd like to merge this as is, to fix the problem. And then next week ill take some time to figure out what the appropriate approach is.

Ethan (iPhone)

On Feb 16, 2013, at 13:02, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 12:31:36PM -0800, Ethan Jackson wrote:
>> Commit 0a740f48293 (ofproto-dpif: Implement patch ports in
>> userspace.) allowed special packets (i.e. LACP, CFM, etc) to be
>> sent on patch ports, but not received.  This patch implements the
>> logic required to receive special packets on patch ports.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>
> 
> This seems reasonable but we're getting to have a good deal of
> duplicated code here so we should consider whether it's possible to
> factor some of it out.



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