[ovs-dev] [PATCH] odp-util: Handle ipv6 in set nw action.
blp at nicira.com
Fri Jan 6 17:03:24 PST 2012
On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 04:55:11PM -0800, Jesse Gross wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 4:44 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> > Do we need any documentation updates? ??I think we should at least
> > mention in ovs-ofctl.8 that mod_nw_tos works with IPv6, and perhaps
> > also add a note to NEWS.
> It doesn't work yet since neither datapath actually implements this
> modification. The idea is that for things that apply to both
> protocols, modifications that we plan to support but haven't yet
> implemented are rejected instead of silently ignored.
> It occurs to me though that while the kernel will validate and reject
> IPv6 modifications, the userspace datapath is trusting and will
OK. Then we should at least avoid assert-failing.
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