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Date:   Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:11:03 +0100
From:   Daniel Borkmann <>
To:     Quentin Monnet <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>
Cc:     Alexei Starovoitov <>,,,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
        Stanislav Fomichev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v4 1/9] tools: bpftool: add basic probe
 capability, probe syscall availability

On 01/17/2019 11:02 AM, Quentin Monnet wrote:
> 2019-01-16 16:28 UTC-0800 ~ Jakub Kicinski <>
>> On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:21:11 +0000, Quentin Monnet wrote:
>>> +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> +tool for inspection of eBPF-related parameters for Linux kernel or net device
>>> +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Slight preference for s/eBPF/BPF/, the system call and /proc/ stuff is
>> all called bpf, not ebpf.
>> Also a question/nit here:
>> Does the rst2man tool care about the marking vs text length, here
>> dashes are longer than the actual text, people are fixing such
>> occurrences for Sphinx, I wonder if we should care?
> I'd rather keep it unchanged in this patch, as it is aligned with what other bpftool man pages do: bpftool, bpftool-cgroup, bpftool-map and bpftool-prog all have “eBPF” (bpftool-perf and bpftool-net have “bpf”, lower case) in their description. And all pages have longer dash rules, which rst2man does not seem to mind about.
> I can fix all this for all bpftool pages in a follow-up patch, though, if it's alright for you?

My preference is on for s/eBPF/BPF/ as well, so lets fix everything up;
follow-up is okay with me.


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