[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovn-nb: Document the syntax for an address set name.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Oct 7 16:00:13 UTC 2016

Also, it is not necessary to specify that the name must be unique because
the schema documentation generator does that for us.

Reported-by: Kevin Lin <kevinlin at berkeley.edu>
Reported-at: http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/dev/2016-October/080386.html
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
 AUTHORS        | 1 +
 ovn/ovn-nb.xml | 3 ++-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/AUTHORS b/AUTHORS
index a30a5d8..46bd59e 100644
@@ -371,6 +371,7 @@ John Hurley             john.hurley at netronome.com
 John Reumann            nofutznetworks at gmail.com
 Kashyap Thimmaraju      kashyap.thimmaraju at sec.t-labs.tu-berlin.de
 Keith Holleman          hollemanietf at gmail.com
+Kevin Lin               kevinlin at berkeley.edu
 K 華                    k940545 at hotmail.com
 Kevin Mancuso           kevin.mancuso at rackspace.com
 Kiran Shanbhog          kiran at vmware.com
diff --git a/ovn/ovn-nb.xml b/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
index e1b3136..a8943d8 100644
--- a/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
+++ b/ovn/ovn-nb.xml
@@ -691,7 +691,8 @@
     <column name="name">
-      A name for the address set.  This must be unique among all address sets.
+      A name for the address set.  Names are ASCII and must match
+      <code>[a-zA-Z_.][a-zA-Z_.0-9]*</code>.
     <column name="addresses">

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