[ovs-dev] How dpif-linux query the flow table, and where it maintain the flow table?

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Apr 5 07:46:36 PDT 2012

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On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 07:45:15AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 02:32:55PM +0200, LIU Binghan wrote:
> > After datapath provided flow key to dpif-linux through netlink, how
> > dpif-linux queries the flow table?
> > More specificlly, how does the flow_get function get the 'reply' which
> > contains the action. I am getting stuck here.
> Why are you stuck?  Why don't you keep reading into
> dpif_linux_flow_get__() and the functions it calls, and so on?  What's
> the hard part?

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