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Re: [PATCH 5/6] hw/pci-host/q35: Rename PCI 'black hole as '(memory) hol

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/6] hw/pci-host/q35: Rename PCI 'black hole as '(memory) hole'
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:11:29 +0200
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On 10/09/20 09:15, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 10/09/2020 09.01, Philippe Mathieu-Daudé wrote:
>> In order to use inclusive terminology, rename "blackhole"
>> as "(memory)hole".
> A black hole is a well-known astronomical term, which is simply named
> that way since it absorbes all light. I doubt that anybody could get
> upset by this term?

Agreed.  This is a memory region that absorbs all writes and always
reads as zero, the astronomical reference is obvious.


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