Re: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices

From: Bill Nottingham
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 09:36:49 EST

Giacomo A. Catenazzi (cate@xxxxxxxxxx) said:
> > Are you willing to work to add the special case code necessary to
> > handle whitespace characters in the device name over all of the kernel
> > code and also all of the userland tools too?
> But if you don't handle spaces in userspace, you handle *, ?, [, ], $,
> ", ', \ in userspace? Should kernel disable also these (insane device
> chars) chars?

Don't forget unicode characters!

Seriously, while it might be insane to use some of these, I'm wondering
if trying to filter names is more work than fixing the tools.

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