[ovs-dev] [PATCH] netdev: Update comment.

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Feb 28 19:32:22 UTC 2013


Looks good.  Thanks.

--Justin


On Feb 28, 2013, at 11:20 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> The claim that there's only a single implementation was long obsolete.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> ---
> lib/netdev.h |    9 +++++----
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/lib/netdev.h b/lib/netdev.h
> index a691d70..13105ee 100644
> --- a/lib/netdev.h
> +++ b/lib/netdev.h
> @@ -26,11 +26,12 @@
> extern "C" {
> #endif
> 
> -/* Generic interface to network devices.
> +/* Generic interface to network devices ("netdev"s).
>  *
> - * Currently, there is a single implementation of this interface that supports
> - * Linux.  The interface should be generic enough to be implementable on other
> - * operating systems as well. */
> + * Every port on a switch must have a corresponding netdev that must minimally
> + * support a few operations, such as the ability to read the netdev's MTU.
> + * The PORTING file at the top of the source tree has more information in the
> + * "Writing a netdev Provider" section. */
> 
> struct ofpbuf;
> struct in_addr;
> -- 
> 1.7.2.5
> 
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