[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovs-ofctl: Remove 'ANY' as a wildcard.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jan 9 00:24:16 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 04:07:53PM -0800, Gurucharan Shetty wrote:
> Currently we use "*" or ANY to mark a field in flow syntax
> as a wildcard. With ANY being a valid openflow port now,
> there is a conflict for in_port field. So at the least, we
> need to remove ANY from being considered as a wildcard for
> in_port. But this may cause general confusion and it may be
> a better idea to remove 'ANY' as a wildcard for all fields.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gurucharan Shetty <gshetty at nicira.com>

Would you mind also adding a notice to NEWS, clearly mentioning it as
a backward-incompatible change?

Thanks,

Ben.



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