[ovs-dev] [PATCH RFC 3/5] ofproto/bundles: Use staging area for port_mod messages

Alexandru Copot alex.mihai.c at gmail.com
Fri May 9 16:35:21 UTC 2014


On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2014 at 09:28:29PM +0300, Alexandru Copot wrote:
>> Allow port_mod messages in a bundle and apply them to copies
>> of struct ofport. The final state is commited to the original
>> data structure and notifications are sent.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Alexandru Copot <alex.mihai.c at gmail.com>
>> Cc: Daniel Baluta <dbaluta at ixiacom.com>
>
> Why can a port be part of only one bundle?

Because I am thinking that if you need to make several changes
to a port you can group them in a bundle. It's a way of serializing
access to a port between controllers. Later it could be used to make
sure the port won't disappear until the bundle is committed.



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