[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovn-controller: Container can have connection to a hosting VM.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Oct 5 17:44:05 UTC 2016


On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 09:56:15AM -0700, Gurucharan Shetty wrote:
> A Container running inside a VM can have a connection to the
> hosting VM (parent port) in the logical topology (for e.g via a router).
> So we should be able to loop-back into the same VM, even if the
> final packet delivered does not have any tags in it.
> 
> Reported-by: Dustin Spinhirne <dspinhirne at vmware.com>
> Signed-off-by: Gurucharan Shetty <guru at ovn.org>

It looks to me like, after this patch, we're effectively acting as if
flags.allow_loopback is always set to 1.  Is that right?  If so, then we
can simplify the code a bit.



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