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Subject[PATCH v4 0/2] Recommend denylist/allowlist instead of blacklist/whitelist
From: SeongJae Park <>

This patchset 1) adds support of deprecated terms in the ''
and 2) set the 'blacklist' and 'whitelist' as deprecated with
replacement suggestion of 'denylist' and 'allowlist', because the
suggestions are incontrovertible, doesn't make people hurt, and more

The patches are based on latest 'next/master'. You can get the complete
git tree at:

Patch History

Changes from v3
- Reuse the file read code for 'spelling.txt' (Joe Perches)
- Suggest 'denylist' rather than 'blocklist' (Jiri Slaby)
- Rebased on today's next/master

Changes from v2
- Implement and use deprecated terms check

Changes from v1
- Remove unnecessary commit message

SeongJae Park (2):
checkpatch: support deprecated terms checking
scripts/deprecated_terms: Recommend denylist/allowlist instead of

scripts/ | 60 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
scripts/deprecated_terms.txt | 7 +++++
2 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 scripts/deprecated_terms.txt


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