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

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Tue Jan 22 00:27:14 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 02:26:06PM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 05:38:08PM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:05:45PM -0800, Ben Pfaff wrote:


> > > parse_l3_onward() could use flow_innermost_dl_type() since that's what
> > > it's effectively calculating as 'dl_type' (maybe it should be
> > > 'inner_dl_type' or 'innermost_dl_type').
> I'm not so sure about this.
> flow_innermost_dl_type(), in its current incantation, is used to
> obtain the innermost dl_type of a struct flow. In other words,
> it reads flow->encap_dl_type.
> On the other hand, parse_l3_onward() may write flow->encap_dl_type
> and never reads it.


> > > It's getting late here so I'll resume looking at this patch starting at
> > > lib/packets.c next chance I get.

Hi Ben,

With the exception of your above suggestion regarding parse_l3_onward()
I believe that v2.16 of the MPLS series addresses all of the concerns
raised by you and Jesse in relation to v2.14. I'm wondering if you
could find some time to look at lib/packets.c and beyond.

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