[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2 7/9] datapath: Add support for conntrack timeout policy

Justin Pettit jpettit at ovn.org
Wed Aug 7 05:04:50 UTC 2019

> On Aug 1, 2019, at 3:07 PM, Yi-Hung Wei <yihung.wei at gmail.com> wrote:
> This patch adds support for specifying a timeout policy for a
> connection in connection tracking system in kernel datapath.
> The timeout policy will be attached to a connection when the
> connection is committed to conntrack.
> This patch introduces a new odp field OVS_CT_ATTR_TIMEOUT in the
> ct action that specifies the timeout policy in the datapath.
> In the following patch, during the upcall process, the vswitchd will use
> the ct_zone to look up the corresponding timeout policy and fill
> OVS_CT_ATTR_TIMEOUT if it is available.
> The datapath code is from the following two net-next upstream commits.

I assume this is fine based on the upstream reviews.


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