[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] ofctl: This patch add support for setting the first egress table for egress processing.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Oct 13 22:17:23 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 11:40:50AM +0530, niti1489 at gmail.com wrote:
> From: Niti Rohilla <niti.rohilla at tcs.com>
> "ovs-ofctl set-first-egress-table <SWITCH> <table_id>" can be used to set first egress
> table.
> This patch enhances TABLE_FEATURES_REQUEST message to set the first egress table and
> TABLE_FEATURES_REPLY to identify the table which is configured as first egress table.
> Signed-off-by: Niti Rohilla <niti.rohilla at tcs.com>
> ---
> The Git pull request for this patch is at:
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/pull/72
> Difference between v1->v2:
> - Rebased with master
> - Declared the variable first_egress_table as static.

This doesn't implement egress tables.  Why is it useful to configure
them, then?

Why is there a file-scope variable in ofp-util.c?

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