[ovs-discuss] duplicate port names in DB

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue May 3 16:26:51 UTC 2011


On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 04:38:45PM +0200, Gregor Schaffrath wrote:
> On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 06:43:52AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > It may be time to remove ovs-brcompatd.
> If I had a vote in this matter, I'd vote not to... I think that's
> the most elegant way of coping with the different network setup
> scripts of a plethora of distributions (or whining users that
> communicate with the host via a bridge and forget to revise their
> network configuration upon openvswitch installation - leaving the
> machine connectionless :P)

We either need to maintain it or get rid of it, since it's no good to
have broken software in the distribution.  Current maintenance needs
are probably 1-2 days work.  I'll have to find out whether there is
time in the schedule for that.



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