[ovs-git] Open vSwitch: netdev: Allow explicit creation of netdev objects (master)

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commit 6c88d577e83db12f73df12be8fc575419b011fda
Diffs: http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=6c88d577e83db12f73df12be8fc575419b011fda
Author: Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com>
		
netdev: Allow explicit creation of netdev objects
		
This change adds netdev_create() and netdev_destroy() functions to allow
the creation of network devices through the netdev library.  Previously,
network devices had to already exist or be created on demand through
netdev_open().  This caused problems such as not being able to specify
TAP devices as ports in ovs-vswitchd, which this patch fixes.

This also lays the groundwork for adding GRE and VDE support.


commit f20279afbdcd101c4fb808ab73e176f9783b14d6
Diffs: http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=f20279afbdcd101c4fb808ab73e176f9783b14d6
Author: Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com>
		
dpif: Minor provider comment cleanups.
		


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Summary of changes:
 lib/dpif-netdev.c     |   16 ++++-
 lib/dpif-provider.h   |    4 +-
 lib/netdev-linux.c    |  115 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 lib/netdev-provider.h |   72 ++++++++++++++++----
 lib/netdev.c          |  186 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
 lib/netdev.h          |    6 ++
 vswitchd/bridge.c     |   80 +++++++++++++++++++++
 7 files changed, 423 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)


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