[ovs-dev] Questions about ovs threads patches

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jun 26 15:32:50 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 04:46:38PM +0800, jerry wrote:
> I noticed that you have sent out 01~09 of 11 patches on files named
> ovs-thread.c and ovs-thread.h.

I sent all of them.

> But I can't find the last two patch of them. 

Look in patchwork or in my "reviews" repository:

> Also the defined functions and data structures are not used in latest
> open vswitch codes from git repository.

Why would you expect data structures added in new patches to be used by
existing code in the repository?

> Is your work to make ovs multi-threaded? What's the train of thought
> on the work?  In my guess, maybe you separate the work of ofproto run
> or run_fast from ovs-vswitchd process and run the work as a single
> thread. Is that right?

That's roughly the idea.

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