[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] ovs-dpctl: Add mega flow support

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jun 19 17:20:00 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 04:15:10PM -0700, Andy Zhou wrote:
> Added support to allow mega flow specified and displayed. ovs-dpctl tool
> is mainly used as debugging tool.
> 
> This patch also implements the low level user space routines to send
> and receive mega flow netlink messages. Those netlink suppor
> routines are required for forthcoming user space mega flow patches.
> 
> Added a unit test to test parsing and display of mega flows.
> 
> Ethan contributed the ovs-dpctl mega flow output function.
> 
> Co-authored-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andy Zhou <azhou at nicira.com>

I know there was an offline discussion of how to handle eth_type and
specifically its absence when Ethernet II is not in use.  I wasn't
there for that discussion, can you explain the conclusions?



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