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authorAlexei Starovoitov <>2014-07-30 20:34:14 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <>2014-08-02 15:02:38 -0700
commit4df95ff488eb796aab9566652c250330179def17 (patch)
tree23edb6ce7c751c2c932876ad005f0cf44fbc9cdf /Documentation
parent009937e78a45553a86d26654f192b2fd9ebe289d (diff)
net: filter: rename sk_chk_filter() -> bpf_check_classic()
trivial rename to indicate that this functions performs classic BPF checking Signed-off-by: Alexei Starovoitov <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/filter.txt b/Documentation/networking/filter.txt
index ee78eba78a9d..712068be8171 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/filter.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/filter.txt
@@ -591,7 +591,7 @@ sk_unattached_filter_destroy() for destroying it. The macro
SK_RUN_FILTER(filter, ctx) transparently invokes eBPF interpreter or JITed
code to run the filter. 'filter' is a pointer to struct sk_filter that we
got from sk_unattached_filter_create(), and 'ctx' the given context (e.g.
-skb pointer). All constraints and restrictions from sk_chk_filter() apply
+skb pointer). All constraints and restrictions from bpf_check_classic() apply
before a conversion to the new layout is being done behind the scenes!
Currently, the classic BPF format is being used for JITing on most of the