[ovs-dev] [PATCH 01/16] User-Space MPLS actions and matches

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Fri Jan 18 00:06:15 UTC 2013


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 11:22:56AM -0800, Jesse Gross wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 09:16:36AM -0800, Jesse Gross wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 8:54 PM, Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> >> It is.  However, my understanding is that you were planning on
> >> following Ben's suggestion to try to get the userspace portions in
> >> first.  In that case, there is no userspace/kernel communication to
> >> speak of.  If there is no benefit to exposing this interface then I'd
> >> like to avoid to risk of misinterpretations in the future.
> >
> > The tricky part here is that the interface between dpif-netdev and
> > ofproto-dpif is the same as the interface between dpif-linux and
> > ofproto-dpif.
> 

Thanks, I should have been clearer. Its really ovs-vswtichd/datapath
communication not userspace/kernel.

> OK, let's just use 62 for the time being and not worry about it.

Thanks, will do.



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