[ovs-dev] [PATCH ovn] Rename "VTEP switch" to "ramp switch".

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Mar 30 20:08:41 UTC 2020


On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:31:41AM +0530, Numan Siddique wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 9:21 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:32:32PM +0530, Numan Siddique wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 5:15 AM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > The term "VTEP" is a poor choice because a VTEP is just a VXLAN Tunnel
> > > > Endpoint, which is a generic term not specific to OVN.  When we talk
> > > > about "VTEP switches" and "VTEP gateways", therefore, it's somewhat
> > > > confusing.
> > > >
> > > > This commit introduces the term "ramp", which uses the metaphor of one
> > > > of these switches as an on-ramp and an off-ramp to an OVN logical
> > > > network, and substitutes it wherever it can be in the documentation.
> > > > Bits of the OVN database are harder to change, since changing them
> > > > would cause backward compatibility problems, so this commit doesn't try.
> > > >
> > > > It might be a good idea to change some program names (e.g.
> > > > ovn-controller-vtep), some distro package names, and so on.  This commit
> > > > does not do that.
> > > >
> > > > CC: Ihar Hrachyshka <ihrachys at redhat.com>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> > >
> > > Acked-by: Numan Siddique <numans at ovn.org>
> > >
> > > I think  it's better to rename ovn-controller-vtep to ovn-controller-ramp
> > > (or ovn-ramp-controller ?)
> > > If the rename is fine, I can work on that once this patch is merged.
> >
> > If you want to do them at the same time, you're welcome to add this as
> > the first patch of a series of your own.
> 
> Sure. I'll try to get the patch in a couple of days. I'll let you know
> in case I cannot
> submit soon, in which case you can apply this patch.

Perfect!


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