[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3 11/16] ovsdb-idl: Tracking - preserve data for deleted rows.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Jun 4 22:48:06 UTC 2018

On Fri, Jun 01, 2018 at 10:42:01AM -0700, Han Zhou wrote:
> OVSDB IDL can track changes, but for deleted rows, the data is
> destroyed and only uuid is tracked. In some cases we need to
> check the data of the deleted rows. This patch preserves data
> for deleted rows until track clear is called.
> Signed-off-by: Han Zhou <hzhou8 at ebay.com>

I like the idea of preserving data, but preserving it in the parsed form
concerns me because the parsed data might contain pointers to other
structures that don't exist anymore.  How important is it to preserve it
in parsed form?

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