Re: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices

From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 23:55:42 EST

Bill Nottingham wrote:
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.)

How just restrictiting to !isspace()

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