[ovs-git] Open vSwitch: ovs-brcompatd: Fix sending replies to kernel requests. (branch-1.7)

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commit 33790719a8617b77848e9a222d9f154547f19931
Diffs: http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=33790719a8617b77848e9a222d9f154547f19931
Author: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
ovs-brcompatd: Fix sending replies to kernel requests.
Commit 7d7447 (netlink: Postpone choosing sequence numbers until send
time.) broke ovs-brcompatd because it prevented userspace replies to
kernel requests from using the correct sequence numbers.  This commit fixes

Atzm Watanabe found the root cause and provided an alternative patch to
avoid the problem.

Reported-by: André Ruß <andre.russ at hybris.com>
Reported-by: Atzm Watanabe <atzm at stratosphere.co.jp>
Tested-by: Atzm Watanabe <atzm at stratosphere.co.jp>
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>


Summary of changes:
 AUTHORS                  |    2 ++
 lib/netlink-socket.c     |   33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
 lib/netlink-socket.h     |    2 ++
 vswitchd/ovs-brcompatd.c |   26 +++++++++++++-------------
 4 files changed, 44 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

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