[v4,09/11] doc: add note about blacklist/whitelist changes
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Message ID 20200714053919.5609-10-stephen@networkplumber.org
State Superseded
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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  • rename blacklist/whitelist to exclude/include
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Stephen Hemminger July 14, 2020, 5:39 a.m. 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>
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 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 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 f19b748728e4..b9509f657b30 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_20_08.rst
@@ -261,6 +261,12 @@  API Changes
 * vhost: The API of ``rte_vhost_host_notifier_ctrl`` was changed to be per
   queue and not per device, a qid parameter was added to the arguments list.
 
+* eal: The definitions related to including and excluding devices
+  has been changed from blacklist/whitelist to include/exclude.
+  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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