Re: bonding: cannot remove certain named devices

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 18:54:45 EST

From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 15:44:44 -0700

> IMHO idiots who put space's in filenames should be ignored. As long
> as the bonding code doesn't throw a fatal error, it has every right
> to return "No such device" to the fool.

I agree that whitespace in device names push the limits of sanity.

But if we believe that, we should enforce it in dev_valid_name().

Does anyone really mind if I add the whitespace check there?
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