[ovs-dev] [PATCH] faq: Give specific versions that introduced various features.

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Tue Oct 22 15:27:12 UTC 2019


Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> writes:

> Some users would find it useful to know the particular OVS version that
> introduced a feature to the OVS tree kernel module or to the OVS
> userspace (DPDK) datapath implementation.  This patch updates the FAQ
> to include that information.
>
> This information is primarily gleaned from the top-level NEWS file.
> For most of these, I did not verify them by looking carefully through
> the history, so some of them may be inaccurate.
>
> Requested-by: Jianjun Shen <shenj at vmware.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> ---

Looks mostly accurate enough, afaict.  Just one nit - otherwise

Acked-by: Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com>

>  Documentation/faq/releases.rst | 55 ++++++++++++++++++----------------
>  1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
>
> +    Conntrack Fragment Reass.       4.3            2.6          2.8      YES

I think the 2.8 should be 2.12, given this news item (for 2.12):

   - Userspace datapath:
      ...
     * Add v4/v6 fragmentation support for conntrack.

-Aaron



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