[Gluster-devel] Removing problematic language in geo-replication
srakonde at redhat.com
Wed Jul 22 09:52:57 UTC 2020
On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 2:34 PM Ravishankar N <ravishankar at redhat.com>
> The gluster code base has some words and terminology (blacklist,
> whitelist, master, slave etc.) that can be considered hurtful/offensive
> to people in a global open source setting. Some of words can be fixed
> trivially but the Geo-replication code seems to be something that needs
> extensive rework. More so because we have these words being used in the
> CLI itself. Two questions that I had were:
> 1. Can I replace master:slave with primary:secondary everywhere in the
> code and the CLI? Are there any suggestions for more appropriate
primary:secondary looks good to me.
> 2. Is it okay to target the changes to a major release (release-9) and
> *not* provide backward compatibility for the CLI?
This should be fine, as it is glusterd which passes the request to the
peers. This will not cause any issue in the heterogenous cluster as well.
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