[ovs-dev] [PATCH v9 2/2] netdev-dpdk:Detailed packet drop statistics

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Tue Oct 22 10:37:00 UTC 2019

On 22.10.2019 12:31, Kevin Traynor wrote:
> On 22/10/2019 09:25, Sriram Vatala wrote:
>> Hi Ilya & Kevin,
>> Thanks for your suggestions. I am summarizing our discussion, please feel free
>> to correct me, if I am wrong.
> Hi Sriram,
> Will share my thought, Ilya may have different view.
>> 1) All custom stats calculated in OVS will have the prefix , so that these
>> stats will not intersect with the names of other stats (driver/HW etc).
> yes
>> 2) The prefix used for these custom stats is "cstat_".
> I think with 3) (note to explain the prefix) then 'sw_' or 'ovs_' would
> look neater in the logs but i'm ok with any of them.

OK. Lets go with 'ovs_' prefix + prefix explanation note in this case.
It looks like it will have lowest chances to overlap with existing stats.
And it also self-descriptive enough for those who doesn't read docs.

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.

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