[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3 2/5] ovsdb-idl.c: Allows retry even when using a single remote.

Han Zhou zhouhan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 18:21:12 UTC 2019

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:13 AM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 09:29:57AM -0700, Han Zhou wrote:
> > From: Han Zhou <hzhou8 at ebay.com>
> >
> > When clustered mode is used, the client needs to retry connecting
> > to new servers when certain failures happen. Today it is allowed to
> > retry new connection only if multiple remotes are used, which prevents
> > using LB VIP with clustered nodes. This patch makes sure the retry
> > logic works when using LB VIP: although same IP is used for retrying,
> > the LB can actually redirect the connection to a new node.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Han Zhou <hzhou8 at ebay.com>
> > ---
> > v2 -> v3: Minor fix for test case.
> I see that I commented on v1 of this patch by mistake, but the same
> comment applies here: please update the documentation to explain the new
> behavior.

Hi Ben,

Yes we agreed to update ovn-nb/sb documentation, but this patch belongs to
OVS repo and the documentation would belong to OVN repo. So we will send
update to documentation of ovn-nbctl/sbctl separately on OVN repo.


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