Re: sysctl, argument parsing, possible bug

From: Cong Wang
Date: Tue Aug 01 2017 - 17:55:19 EST

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Massimo Sala <massimo.sala.71@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Do you confirm it is a sysctl parsing bug ?
> Bosybox handles these cases, so I think also standalone sysctl have to.
> Or at least someone must update sysctl docs / MAN about this.

Maybe, sysctl seems (I never look into it) just to interpret dot as
a separator, unless it reads from the /proc/sys/ directory, it can
not know eth0.100 is actually a netdev name.