[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Factor out common UDP tunnel handling code.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Jun 25 22:49:00 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Rajahalme, Jarno (NSN - FI/Espoo)
<jarno.rajahalme at nsn.com> wrote:
>
> On May 7, 2013, at 21:55 , ext Pravin Shelar wrote:
>
>> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Jarno Rajahalme
>> <jarno.rajahalme at nsn.com> wrote:
>>> This reduces repeated code and makes it easier to add new UDP tunneling
>>> protocols.
>>>
>> This approach is different from what tunnel upstream patches does.
>> Since there is no lisp support in kernel, this patch will make ovs out
>> of tree tunneling diverge significantly from upstream ovs tunneling.
>> Basically we want to factor out common between upstream vxlan and ovs
>> vxlan and keep similar code in out of tree kernel with old kernel
>> compatibility code. In future do same with upstream lisp.
>>
>> I will send out upstream patches soon.
>
> Is this still in the pipeline for vxlan, or is vxlan code in ovs tree now stable?

Pravin sent out some patches for upstream OVS VXLAN support last week
and hopefully v2 will come tomorrow. Once that's in they will be
brought back to OVS, so there's about to be a big change and then
hopefully things will calm down a little bit.



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