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    SubjectRe: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices
    David Miller ( said: 
    > From: Xavier Bestel <>
    > 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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