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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] Blackfin serial driver: this driver enable SPORTs on Blackfin emulate UART
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 18:03:35 -0400
"Mike Frysinger" <vapier.adi@gmail.com> wrote:

> > It is not a good idea to create files in /proc which have spaces in their
> > names. Yes, userspace _should_ be able to cope with that in all cases, but
> > all software sucks, even including userspace ;)
> >
> > I'd suggest that we be defensive here, and avoid using spaces in filenames.
>
> i'm not sure i follow ... these are the names given to request_irq()
> which means this is what shows up in /proc/interrupts ... does this
> function also create an actual file somewhere in /proc that i am not
> aware of ?

err, umm, yeah. But the same argument applies: it is imprudent to have
space-containing records in /proc/interrupts.

However it seems that we've already done that in several places so I guess
any /proc/interrupts-parsing programs are already coping with it OK.
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