lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Aug]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices
    David Miller (davem@davemloft.net) said: 
    > From: Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel@free.fr>
    > 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.)

    Bill
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2006-08-18 04:25    [W:0.025 / U:30.052 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site