Re: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices

From: Bill Nottingham
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 22:27:40 EST

David Miller (davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) said:
> From: Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel@xxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 09:29:43 +0200
> > Why not simply retricting chars to isalnum() ones ?
> As Bill said that would block things like "-" and "_" which are fine.
> Bill also mentioned something about "breaking configs going back to
> 2.4.x" which is bogus because nothing broke when we started blocking
> "/" and "." and ".." in networking device names during the addition of
> sysfs support for net devices.

I was mainly referring to if we started to filter it out to isalnum() -
spaces/tab/CR etc. certainly could be filtered. (No idea what would
happen with unicode nbsp or other silly things.)

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