[ovs-discuss] about how to read and figure out the source code of openvswitch

Cong Wang xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 09:20:10 UTC 2012


On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:45 PM, 地方读 <shaoguolin at 163.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Everybody,  i am a freshman in openvswitch, i am focus on the openflow
> protocal recently, but i can't fetch lots of details from the OpenFlow
> Switch Specification(Version 1.3.1), so i have to read the source code of
> openvswitch(openvswitch-1.7.0.tar.gz). but there are lots of directories and
> files that make me confused, can someone give me some tips about how to
> figure out the struct and architecture of the source code.
> There are lots of directories in the source code, e.g. Datapath, m4, Lib,
> Include, etc. so which aspect are  these directories mainly about ?

The following is probably useful for you:
http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/dev/2012-December/023721.html



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