[ovs-dev] OpenSwitch Project

Zayats, Michael michael.zayats at hpe.com
Wed Oct 14 22:57:51 UTC 2015


Thanks Ben.

We will start upstreaming obvious improvements and will initiate discussions 
on dev at openvswitch.org before preparing the extensibility patches.

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at nicira.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:38 PM
> To: Zayats, Michael
> Cc: dev at openvswitch.org; ops-dev at lists.openswitch.net
> Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] OpenSwitch Project
> 
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 05:28:47PM +0000, Zayats, Michael wrote:
> > Obvious parts that we would prefer to discuss and develop upstream
> are
> > OVSDB-Server, C and Python IDL libraries (GoLang is on the radar),
> OVS
> > libraries, ofproto layer providing OpenFlow implementation, utilities
> > etc. OVN components would eventually make their way into the list as
> > well.
> >
> > In order to make it happen, we need a collaboration with OVS
> > community.  Specifically we would like to discuss how to make OVS
> > extendable - allowing physical switching aspects to effectively
> extend
> > shared components in a decoupled way.
> >
> > We would really like to hear what Open vSwitch community with its
> > thought leaders thinks about it.
> 
> I'm looking forward to seeing OVS improvements contributed upstream.  I
> like the one that I've reviewed already, to add change tracking to the
> OVSDB interface to C.  I know that you're planning to upstream other
> improvements to OVSDB as well, and I'm looking forward to that.
> 
> The way to move forward is to start sending patches.



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