[ovs-dev] datapath-windows: Could we rename the files please?

Samuel Ghinet sghinet at cloudbasesolutions.com
Tue Aug 5 20:35:44 UTC 2014

Hello guys,

While we're still fresh with the windows kernel part, could we please rename & move the files?
All the files are Ovs-prefixed. The repository name is Ovs: It is obvious that all files within it are Ovs.
Do we really need every file to be Ovs-prefixed?

In time, I believe we should expect new files to be added. Perhaps we should add folders in ovsext, such as Core (or whatever name you think best for "needed everywhere stuff"), Protocol (for various net protocols), Transfer (for Ingress, NBL management), HyperV (keep things such as functionality for the Hyper-V Switch, Hyper-V Nics, Hyper-V Ports, OIDs), Winetlink (or whatever name you prefer, for km-um)
And, if we do this "move" operation into folders, we would also create filters (i.e. logical folders) in the Visual Studio Project file.

I believe the movement of files into "component" based folder will help modularize the project (i.e. people would less likely add Hyper-V Nic functions in km-um files, buffer management in protocol files, etc.)


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