[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 00/10] rename blacklist/whitelist to block/allow

Mcnamara, John john.mcnamara at intel.com
Wed Jun 17 14:05:43 CEST 2020



> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev <dev-bounces at dpdk.org> On Behalf Of Stephen Hemminger
> Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:01 AM
> To: dev at dpdk.org
> Cc: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 00/10] rename blacklist/whitelist to
> block/allow
> 
> The terms blacklist and whitelist are often seen as reminders of the
> divisions in society. Instead, use more exact terms for handling of which
> devices are used in DPDK.
> 
> This is a proposed change for DPDK 20.08 to replace the names blacklist
> and whitelist in API and command lines.
> 
> The first three patches fix some other unnecessary use of
> blacklist/whitelist and have no user visible impact.
> 
> The rest change the PCI blacklist to be blocklist and whitelist to be
> allowlist.
> 
> v3 - fix some typo and spelling errors

Series Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara at intel.com>
 




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