[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/4] dpif-netdev: Reintroduce ref_cnt for dp_netdev_flow

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Wed Aug 13 00:41:00 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:06 PM, Daniele Di Proietto
<ddiproietto at vmware.com> wrote:
> struct dp_netdev_flow used to have a reference counter. It has been replaced by
> RCU. Unfortunately RCU is not enough if we plan to hold a reference to the
> dp_netdev_flow for a long time. So this commit reintroduces reference counting
> for struct dp_netdev_flow
>
> Subsequent commits make use of it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Daniele Di Proietto <ddiproietto at vmware.com>

Pushed patch to master.

Thanks,
Pravin.



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