Re: [PATCH] handle quoted module parameters
From: Rusty Russell
Date: Sun Nov 14 2004 - 19:19:54 EST
On Sat, 2004-11-13 at 14:22 -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> yiding_wang@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >>There is *no* difference between:
> >>foo="111 222 333"\ 444' 555'
> >>foo='111 222 333 444 555'
> >>foo="111 222 333 444 555'
> > But there is a difference between foo="111 222 333" and "foo=111 222 333". The new patch is changing from former to later.
> Actually the patch allows (or _should allow_) either format for quote
> marks. I didn't remove the older code, just added support for the
> case of quote marks as "foo=this is a test".
Yes, I have no fundamental problem with the patch, but it'd need
thorough testing (eg. with __setup) since this area has broken before.
> Why is the module param length limit of 1024 a problem?
The 1024 test is there because we want to limit how much we output
through sysfs. We could up it to PAGE_SIZE-1.
A bad analogy is like a leaky screwdriver -- Richard Braakman
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