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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-27 13:17:11

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Just noticed this directory name:
>> libs/filesystem/test/vc++.boost.filesystem
>> Is "+" safe to use across file systems?
> No, not in general.
>> Hm, actually I'm fairly sure more than one "." is not safe. For
>> example in the MVS systems?
> IIRC, there are several legacy file systems that don't support multiple
> periods.
> I'll change the offending name. It was one I use internally, and
> decided to add to SVN without reconsidering the naming.

I thought we had a pre-commit hook that would reject such files?

Dave Abrahams
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