[P4-dev] Add multicast node by using gRPC?

Yi Tseng a86487817 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 13:54:07 EDT 2017

Hi Antonin,

Thanks for quick reply.

I know now we can use thrift API to add multicast node/group. Is there any
other way to create it?

Thank you.


2017-06-19 17:42 GMT-07:00 Antonin Bas <antonin at barefootnetworks.com>:

> Hi,
> There is no support for multicast in the P4Runtime gRPC service, nor is
> there any plan to add support in the immediate future. There are multiple
> ways of supporting multicast runtime configuration and it is not clear
> whether P4Runtime is the right choice for this. If it is, adding support
> will be dependent on the finalization of the PSA architecture definition.
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 4:20 PM, Yi Tseng <a86487817 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is it possible to create multicast group (for
>> intrinsic_metadata.mcast_grp) by using gRPC (p4runtime.proto
>> <https://github.com/p4lang/PI/blob/master/proto/p4/p4runtime.proto>) ?
>> Thanks.
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> --
> Antonin

Yi Tseng (a.k.a Takeshi)
Taiwan National Chiao Tung University
Department of Computer Science

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