[ovs-dev] [PATCH 1/2] datapath: Don't dump partial action lists in flows.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Jan 22 00:07:10 UTC 2013


On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 03:59:16AM -0800, Jesse Gross wrote:
> From: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> 
> After commit 9b405f1aa8d175dc63ad3ffe5d0fe05d5ee09162 (datapath: More
> flexible kernel/userspace tunneling attribute.), it was possible for a
> flow dump to return a partial action list.  It's better to return no
> action list at all in this situation since then userspace will know
> that it should request the full thing if it wants rather than have
> incorrect results.  Therefore, this prevents those partial lists in
> situations where we have a very large number of actions.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>
> ---
> Ben, the patch you had in your message to Pravin looked good to me so
> I turned it in a commit to expedite things.  Can I get your signed-off-by?

Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>



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