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From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/9] eal: replace pci-whitelist/pci-blacklist options
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2020 10:30:59 +0100
Message-ID: <20200608093059.GA1560@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200607170127.15694-7-stephen@networkplumber.org>

On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 10:01:24AM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Replace pci-whitelist with pci-allowlist and pci-blacklist with
> pci-blocklist. Allow the old options for now, but make sure help
> and all tests will use the new options.
> 
> The short flags are more commonly used and changing them
> would impact more documentation and applications.
> The -b flag can be described as "blocklist" rather than "blacklist.
> The -w flag can be thought of as "with" instead "whitelist".
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
> ---

Rather than trying to replace blacklist/whitelist with similar sounding
words in blocklist/allowlist, might it be clearer to use more different
terms that have a better description. How about: "pci-skip-probe" and
"pci-only-probe" or something along those lines?

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-08  9:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-07 17:01 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/9] Rename blacklist/whitelist to blocklist/allowlist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/9] rte_ethdev: change comment to rte_dev_eth_mac_addr_add Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/9] mk: replace reference to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/9] check_maintainers: change variable names Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/9] eal: replace usage of blacklist/whitelist in enum Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 22:48   ` Gaëtan Rivet
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/9] drivers: replace references to blacklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/9] eal: replace pci-whitelist/pci-blacklist options Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08  9:30   ` Bruce Richardson [this message]
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 7/9] doc: replace references to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 8/9] app/test: use new allowlist and blocklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-07 17:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 9/9] doc: add note about blacklist/whitelist changes Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08  8:35 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/9] Rename blacklist/whitelist to blocklist/allowlist Luca Boccassi
2020-06-08 19:25 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/10] Rename blacklist/whitelist to Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 01/10] rte_ethdev: change comment to rte_dev_eth_mac_addr_add Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 02/10] mk: replace reference to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 03/10] check_maintainers: change variable names Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 04/10] eal: replace usage of blacklist/whitelist in enum Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 05/10] drivers: replace references to blacklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 06/10] eal: replace pci-whitelist/pci-blacklist options Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 07/10] doc: replace references to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 08/10] app/test: use new allowlist and blocklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 09/10] doc: add note about blacklist/whitelist changes Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-08 19:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 10/10] eal: mark old macros for blacklist/whitelist as deprecated Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-09  9:37   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/10] Rename blacklist/whitelist to Luca Boccassi
2020-07-15 23:02 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/9] rename blacklist/whitelist to exclude/include Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/9] rte_ethdev: change comment to rte_dev_eth_mac_addr_add Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/9] mk: replace reference to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/9] check_maintainers: change variable names Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/9] eal: replace usage of blacklist/whitelist in enum Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 5/9] drivers: replace references to blacklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 6/9] eal: replace pci-whitelist/pci-blacklist options Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 7/9] app/test: use new allowlist and blocklist Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 8/9] eal: mark old macros for blacklist/whitelist as deprecated Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:02   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 9/9] doc: replace references to blacklist/whitelist Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 23:49     ` Stephen Hemminger

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