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Re: [dm-devel] Re: dm targets with spaces in the name



Am Montag, den 08.12.2008, 15:31 -0500 schrieb Phillip Susi:
> Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> > which is a bug as per what I stated above, if true.
> > 
> > dmsetup knows nothing about the format of the table line - it's a simple
> > string - and should not be interfering with it: a backslash+space (after any
> > shell escaping) should get handled consistently, passed through to the target
> > and should work.
> 
> Nevermind, I must have made a typeo before because now the kernel 
> accepts targets with spaces in the name just fine, as long as they are 
> properly backslash escaped.
> 
> Heinz, you mentioned that dmraid should just not be using names with 
> spaces in them.  My first thought was to fix dmraid to backslash escape 
> the spaces, but you seem to have another idea in mind?

We don't support them in dmraid and I find them principally bogus.
Why not use '_' instead to avoid parsing hassles ?

Heinz

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