[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Make OVS_ACTION_ATTR_USERSPACE action to send packet key

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Jun 25 16:53:01 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Andy Zhou <azhou at nicira.com> wrote:
> OVS_ACTION_ATTR_USERSPACE action was sending the key from the matching
> flow. This works for exact match flows because flow keys are the
> same as packet keys. However, it does not work with wildcarded flows as
> the packet keys may be different than the flow keys. This patch preserves
> the packet keys and send it when calling output_userspace().
> Bug #18163
> Signed-off-by: Andy Zhou <azhou at nicira.com>

Is there a reason to not put the extracted flow in OVS_CB as I had
mentioned? I think it would make the patch much smaller and cleaner.

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