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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-29 15:47:14

On Jun 27, 2008, at 12:17 PM, 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.

So, should we add a rule about non-ISO9660 names to our file-checking
program, and maybe the subversion pre-commit hook (as Dave said)?

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT hotmail DOT com

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