[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ofproto-dpif: Install internal rule should not change the match content.

Andy Zhou azhou at nicira.com
Fri May 16 20:19:58 UTC 2014

Thanks for the review. applied to master, branch 2.2  and branch 2.3

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 9:03 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 10:30:04AM -0700, Andy Zhou wrote:
>> Without this patch, the match passed into to
>> ofproto_dpif_add_internal_flow() are modified. The mask of dl_type will
>> always be converted from wildcarded match into exact match due to
>> calling rule_dpif_lookup_in_table(). The fix makes sure
>> ofproto_dpif_add_internal_flow() does not change the original match,
>> and makes the match passed as const in the
>> ofproto_dpif_add_internal_flow() API.
>> This bug prevents bond module from properly tracking the post
>> recirculation rules installed in the internal table. The existing rule
>> is always deleted followed by reinstalling of the same rule.
>> The observable behavior of the bug is that bond module losses track
>> of the slave's stats, after the slave is rebalanced. Although traffic
>> flows through the slave just fine.
>> Bug #1229225
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Zhou <azhou at nicira.com>
> Good catch.
> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>

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