HEADS UP: device name checking on device registration

Jaakko Heinonen jh at FreeBSD.org
Wed Oct 13 18:48:22 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-13, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> You might consider creating some well-controlled name instead of failed
> one, and printing a diagnostic describing what happen.

Couldn't this cause a security problem or POLA violation with devfs
rules? Name based rules may be used to hide devices or change device


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