[ovs-dev] [RFC flow tunnels 5/8] tunnel: Userspace implementation of tunnel manipulation.
ethan at nicira.com
Sun Jan 27 00:50:20 UTC 2013
> tnl_match is only used to match on incoming packets. Therefore it would be
> much clearer if "ip_src" actually meant the "ip source address" and "ip_dst"
> "ip destination address" w.r.t the received packet. See below.
Personally I think it's clearer to keep it consistent with
netdev_tunnel_config, and struct flow_tnl.
> How about the struct ofport_dpif pointing to this? That way we could get rid of
> the ofport_map (and find_ofport()), as the calling sites in ofproto_dpif.c would
> have the ofport_dpif->tnl_port available?
Not a bad idea, this turned out to clean up the code so I went ahead
and folded it in.
> Is this really necessary? I imagine we could want to match on also the other
> tunnel fields on the flow-basis in the future. Also, this seems like a change
> to the current tunneling behavior, so it should not be a problem to let the
> tunnel data be?
I'm not sure it's strictly necessary, but it feels defensive to me.
If we add matches for the outer tunnel header at some point, we can
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