[ovs-discuss] _APPLY_ vs _WRITE_ actions

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Aug 20 04:13:13 UTC 2015

On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 02:42:18PM -0500, David Evans wrote:
> I would like to OFPTFPT13_APPLY_ACTIONS and have have subsequent table
> matches on the modified packet.
> The OpenFlow spec indicates that apply actions are applied immediately, and
> the matches defined in subsequent tables are tests against the modified
> packet. but this doesn't seem to be so for me.

I don't understand the sentence below:

> Packet tests against an inner header are do not discover the inner traffic
> unless there has been a recirculation. (forcing an update of the packet
> metadata/flow data)

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