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Date:	Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:43:44 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ovs: Turn vports with dependencies into separate

From: Thomas Graf <>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:29:06 +0200

> The internal and netdev vport remain part of openvswitch.ko. Encap
> vports including vxlan, gre, and geneve can be built as separate
> modules and are loaded on demand. Modules can be unloaded after use.
> Datapath ports keep a reference to the vport module during their
> lifetime.
> Allows to remove the error prone maintenance of the global list
> vport_ops_list.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Graf <>

Applied, thanks a lot Thomas.
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