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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-29 17:52:51

Daryle Walker wrote:
> 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)?

I vote yes

Dave Abrahams
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