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Re: [PATCH 2.6.X] SIOCSIFNAME wilcard suppor & name validation

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.X] SIOCSIFNAME wilcard suppor & name validation
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 16:21:12 -0800
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On Tue, 13 Jan 2004 14:22:04 -0800
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Here is an enhanced version of the previous patch.
> It adds both the wildcard support that Jean did, and validation of network
> device names.
> 
> It doesn't check the error return from class_device_rename because
> that will not fail unless object or name are null.

This is really cool, nice work guys.

Patch applied, thanks.

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