[v3,09/10] doc: add note about blacklist/whitelist changes
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Message ID 20200613000055.7909-10-stephen@networkplumber.org
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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  • rename blacklist/whitelist to block/allow
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Commit Message

Stephen Hemminger June 13, 2020, midnight UTC
The blacklist/whitelist changes to API will not be a breaking
change for applications in this release but worth adding a note
to encourage migration.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Acked-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst
index dee4ccbb5887..9e68544e7920 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst
@@ -91,6 +91,11 @@  API Changes
    Also, make sure to start the actual text at the margin.
+* eal: The definitions related to including and excluding devices
+  has been changed from blacklist/whitelist to blocklist/allowlist.
+  There are compatiablity macros and command line mapping to accept
+  the old values but applications and scripts are strongly encouraged
+  to migrate to the new names.
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