[ovs-dev] Adding NoviFlow experimenters to OVS.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Oct 4 16:32:27 UTC 2017


On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 12:13:03PM -0400, yann bourdeau wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> 	I was wondering if there was a good tutorial on how to add experimenters message, match fields and actions to OVS. I have found a little bit of info at the end of the page there: https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/7169d4fdc8e564331c7a5ad910bc1d99cb413712/FAQ.rst#development <https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/blob/7169d4fdc8e564331c7a5ad910bc1d99cb413712/FAQ.rst#development>. It is quite brief.
> 
> 	I have used OVS in the past but never developed for it.

Adding a new kind of experimenter message shouldn't be much work.  You
can look at commit 9021969654dda "extract-ofp-msg: Add ONF extension
support" for an example.


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