[ovs-discuss] coexistence of ofproto-dpif and customized ofproto provider

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Mar 20 16:53:06 UTC 2014


On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 01:51:02AM +0000, Wuhongning wrote:
> < I don't think there's a need to fork anything to run one vswitchd with a
> < given datapath provider and a second vswitchd with a different one.
> 
> so, whether newly developed ofproto provider lib and netdev provider
> lib could be inserted into the running vswitchd process in production
> environment on the fly, without re compiling the original vswitchd?

I can't see how that will work.  The code isn't designed for it.



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