cvs commit: src/sys/geom/label g_label.c

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Tue Aug 16 09:52:40 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 10:01:46AM +0100, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
+> FWIW, I would prefer to see this backed out, or at least not MFC'd.  I'm
+> using labels containing slashes as a way to split a large number of
+> devices up in /dev, and MFCing this would presumably break my setup.  As
+> far as I can tell, if somebody has used a "/" in a label, then that was
+> an administrative decision, and if possible we should obey that.
+> Is there any technical reason why a "/" cannot be allowed?  I do agree
+> that filtering out any occurances of "../" is a good idea.

Because '/' creates a directory and I want each label to be represented
only by one file.

It is not going to MFCed to RELENG_5, but I want this behaviour starting
from 6.0.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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