[ovs-dev] [PATCH repost 2/2] ofproto: Do not delete datapath flows on exit by default.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Jan 24 21:01:30 UTC 2020


On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 07:39:09PM +0530, Numan Siddique wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 2:20 AM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> >
> > Commit e96a5c24e853 ("upcall: Remove datapath flows when setting
> > n-threads.") caused OVS to delete datapath flows when it exits through
> > any graceful means.  This is not necessarily desirable, especially when
> > OVS is being stopped as part of an upgrade.  This commit changes OVS so
> > that it only removes datapath flows when requested, via "ovs-appctl
> > exit --cleanup".
> >
> > I've only tested this in the OVS sandbox.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> 
> Acked-by: Numan Siddique <numans at ovn.org>
> 
> Tested with the kernel datapath and it works as expected.

Thank you.  I applied this series to master.

I also added a note to NEWS and updated the ovs-vswitchd(8) manpage
slightly.


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