[ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next v12 9/9] openvswitch: use ipgre tunnel rather than gretap tunnel

Jiri Benc jbenc at redhat.com
Wed Oct 19 16:58:39 UTC 2016

On Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:14:06 -0700, Pravin Shelar wrote:
> This is OVS tunnel compatibility code. We are not suppose to add new
> features to compat code. Just provide a way to configure such device
> over rtnl.

Makes sense. Please consider this a test-only patch for now. I won't
include it in v13.

rtnetlink already supports configuration of such devices, I added that
some time ago. We'll just need to make the user space aware of that.
But at the kernel side, just dropping this patch is enough.


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