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

Daniele Di Proietto ddiproietto at vmware.com
Wed Aug 13 15:47:29 UTC 2014


On 8/12/14, 5:41 PM, "Pravin Shelar" <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:

>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.

Thanks,

Daniele




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