[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ofp-actions: Treat OFPACT_REG_MOVE with reg/metadata src as set action

Thomas Graf tgraf at noironetworks.com
Thu Aug 14 19:42:13 UTC 2014

On 08/14/14 at 09:22am, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> The real issue here is that you'd like to allow OFPACT_REG_MOVE to be
> part of an action set.  That's fine.  I have no objection.  The only
> task is to decide where reg_move actions go in the ordering.  Where do
> you want it?  I get the impression that you'd like them mixed together
> with the "set" actions but maybe that's just because you've been trying
> to rationalize them as a form of "set" actions.

OK. My preference would be mixed together with the "set" actions so
that a move followed by a load to the same register results in the
load properly overwriting the register. What is your preference? Are
you OK with including OFPACT_REG_MOVE unconditionally?

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