[ovs-discuss] clarification on ovs-vsctl documentation

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Nov 30 06:03:51 UTC 2017


On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 05:41:03PM -0800, Shivaram Mysore wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am referring to http://openvswitch.org/support/dist-docs/ovs-vsctl.8.txt
> 
> sFlow
>        Configure  bridge  br0 to send sFlow records to a collector on 10.0.0.1
>        at port 6343, using eth1´s IP address as the source, with specific sam‐
>        pling parameters:
> 
>               ovs-vsctl    --    --id=@s    create   sFlow   agent=eth1   tar‐
>               get=\"10.0.0.1:6343\" header=128 sampling=64 polling=10 \
> 
>               -- set Bridge br0 sflow=@s
> 
>        Deconfigure sFlow from br0, which also destroys the sFlow record (since
>        it is now unreferenced):
> 
>               ovs-vsctl -- clear Bridge br0 sflow
> 
> 
> I have 2 questions about the above section:
> 
>    1. shouldn't "tar-get" be "target" ?

nroff hyphenated when it inserted the line break.  Probably there is
some way to disable that.

>    2. should n't "Bridge" be "bridge" ?

We use a convention of capitalizing names of OVSDB tables.


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