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

Joe Stringer joestringer at nicira.com
Tue Aug 26 22:08:02 UTC 2014


On 27 August 2014 06:09, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> 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?
>

Sure, I'll do this later today.



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