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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: parser: cmdline: Support MTD names containing one or more colons
On Friday, 27 November 2020 17:32:02 CET ron minnich wrote:
> I'm a bit worried about how tricky this starts to get. I'm inclined to
> go back to an earlier implementation which used a character that had
> not yet been used (iirc I used [] around the PCI ID in a very early
> version). What if we used, e.g, a single ! and searched for that? It
> need not be !; pick a character. Just something not already in use, as
> the ambiguity around which ':' delimits the device has become an
> issue, as you show.
> Almost nothing in the original patch would change, save the character
> being searched for. By using a character we'd never used, we'd avoid
> breaking existing usage.

What? Doesn't make any sense to me. The mtdparts shown in the the commit
message is as it is. I cannot simply change it because it is in the control of
the bootloader - not the linux kernel or me. So I can also not introduce a
different character like ! for separating things.

KInd regards,

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