Re: [PATCH] net: restrict device names from having whitespace
From: Xavier Bestel
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 03:15:04 EST
On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 08:11, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Don't allow spaces in network device names because it makes
> it difficult to provide text interfaces via sysfs.
Personally I would at least avoid all chars <= ' ', because an interface
name is meant to be displayed and these control chars do no good on a
console nor in X.
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