[ovs-dev] [RFC 07/14] upcall: Create ukeys in handler threads.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Aug 26 18:09:26 UTC 2014


On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 05:42:02PM +1200, Joe Stringer wrote:
> Currently, when a revalidator thread first dumps a flow, it creates a
> 'udpif_key' object and caches a copy of a kernel flow key. This allows
> us to perform lookups in the classifier to attribute stats and validate
> the correctness of the datapath flow.
> 
> This patch sets up this cache from the handler threads, during flow
> setup. This allows future patches to reduce the cost of flow dumping.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Joe Stringer <joestringer at nicira.com>

There are considerable patch rejects in this patch (due to changes that
I made--sorry!), so would you mind posting a v2?



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