[ovs-discuss] Bundles support for PacketOut messages
blp at ovn.org
Wed Feb 10 19:12:11 UTC 2016
Do other OpenFlow implementations support packet-out in bundles?
On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:45:34PM +0000, André Mantas wrote:
> Sorry about that. I tried to expose the idea because I'm not seeing another
> way to notify other controllers without major modifications.
> PacketOut in bundles is something that is already "expected" by the OF
> protocol. In that sense, we wouldn't modify the switch to have a new
> behaviour but simply add a feature that the switch is "lacking" from the
> protocol spec.
> Do you have other idea in mind to achieve the same goal?
> Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> escreveu no dia quarta, 10/02/2016 às 17:34:
> > On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 02:44:31PM +0000, André Mantas wrote:
> > > I sent an email to the dev list (
> > > http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/dev/2016-February/065870.html) but so
> > far
> > > no answer.
> > It looks like I didn't receive that message, even though it appears in
> > the archives. I don't know why.
> > > If no one is working on this, would it be ok for me to start trying to
> > > implement it and then send a pull request?
> > It looks like you didn't actually take my advice but instead decided to
> > try to add packet-outs to bundles. I still don't like that idea.
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