DEV_VALID_NAME(9) Network device support DEV_VALID_NAME(9)
NAME dev_valid_name - check if name is okay for network device
SYNOPSIS int dev_valid_name(const char * name);
ARGUMENTS name name string
DESCRIPTION Network device names need to be valid file names to to allow sysfs to work. We also disallow any kind of whitespace.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. January 2013 DEV_VALID_NAME(9)