[ovs-dev] [PATCH 1/4] ofp-actions: Add the NXAST_SAMPLE_IPFIX vendor action

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Jan 4 17:50:54 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 11:52:09AM -0800, Romain Lenglet wrote:
> Define NXAST_SAMPLE_IPFIX OpenFlow vendor action and the corresponding
> Signed-off-by: Romain Lenglet <rlenglet at vmware.com>


> +/* Action structure for NXAST_SAMPLE_IPFIX.
> + *
> + * Samples matching packets with the given probability and send them


> + * using the IPFIX protocol.  The probability is expressed as a number
> + * of packets to be sampled out of USHRT_MAX packets.  Every sampled
> + * packet is associated the given observation point ID.

Missing "with" after "associated" here.

> +Refer to \fBovs\-vswitchd.conf.db (8)\fR for more details on
> +configuring IPFIX.

The customary formatting for a manpage reference is to put the section
number in Roman font without a space, like this:

(But because of the syntactical weirdness of nroff, this appears
correctly in the output:
> +.BR ovs\-vswitchd.conf.db (8)

So, I don't see any problems with the changes proposed in this patch,
but it's unusual to introduce user-visible functionality that doesn't do
anything, so it might ultimately make sense to squash this with other
patches in the series.  I'll look at those now.

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