[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovsdb-server: drop all connections on read/write status change

Daniel Alvarez Sanchez dalvarez at redhat.com
Fri Jul 12 13:06:34 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 10:24 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 09, 2019 at 12:16:30PM +0200, Daniel Alvarez wrote:
> > Prior to this patch, only db change aware connections were dropped
> > on a read/write status change. However, current schema in OVN does
> > not allow clients to monitor whether a particular DB changes this
> > status. In order to accomplish this, we'd need to change the schema
> > and adapting ovsdb-server and existing clients.
> >
> > Before tackling that, this patch is changing ovsdb-server to drop
> > *all* the existing connections upon a read/write status change. This
> > will force clients to reconnect and honor the change.
> >
> > Reported-at: https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-discuss/2019-July/048981.html
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel Alvarez <dalvarez at redhat.com>
> Thanks, applied to master.
Thanks a lot Ben. Do you think it would make sense to backport it as
far as we could get to the stable branches?

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