[ovs-dev] [PATCH 3/3] [RFC] Add oxm_mf_fields
horms at verge.net.au
Sun Apr 22 16:34:45 PDT 2012
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 08:36:57AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:24:05AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> > This may be used in a similar way to nxm_mf_fields
> > to handle parsing and serialisation of OXM TLVs.
> > Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>
> My own thought for how to do OXM was to just add a new 'oxm_header'
> member (and possibly 'oxm_name') to struct mf_field. Do you really
> think we need a whole new mostly redundant array? I hope not.
I hadn't thought about that, but it does seem like a reasonable approach.
I'll see about implementing it.
> I'd be inclined to omit the new field types introduced by OF1.1/OF1.2,
> such as MPLS, until we have an implementation.
Sure, that also sounds reasonable.
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