[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Move compat workq to ovs specific workq library.
pshelar at nicira.com
Thu Jun 14 12:39:04 PDT 2012
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 2:23 AM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 4:55 AM, Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:
>> From kernel 3.4 netdevice structure has delayed_work in
>> net_device->pm_qos_req. OVS has its own workq implementation
>> which redefines delayed_work. Therefore we can no longer
>> redefine delay_work in ovs.
>> Following patch defines compat workq as ovs specific workq library.
>> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>
> Hmm, OVS never does anything with net_device->pm_qos_req (and seems
> unlikely to). What if we have our workqueue library include
> linux/netdevice.h first so that we're guaranteed to get the size for
> struct net_device right and then use our normal trick of macros to
> replace the names in OVS?
It is not just accessing net_device->pm_qos_req, all net_device
members after that are affected as it changes all offsets due to
difference in size of struct workq.
I am not sure about include order as netdevice.h might have some
header which includes workqueue.h
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