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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Aug 14 19:43:10 UTC 2014

On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 09:42:13PM +0200, Thomas Graf wrote:
> 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?

Yes, it's fine with me.

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