[ovs-dev] [PATCH 1/7] ofproto-dpif.at: Fix some races

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue May 13 01:05:07 UTC 2014

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 09:42:02AM +1200, Joe Stringer wrote:
> Is there any general principles behind fixing these? I'm wondering if
> there's a way I can prevent these in future.

If we come up with a general principle like that, maybe we can come up
with a systematic way to fix the races without sleeping.  For example,
adding some "ovs-appctl" call that can (somehow) wait until the
processing of previously received packets has completed.

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