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List Archive: gentoo-pms
 Currently, PMS disallows starting those with a hyphen or a dot. The plus sign should be added to those restrictions for consistency. --- names.tex | 6 +++--- 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/names.tex b/names.tex index 53fed20..67054c1 100644 --- a/names.tex +++ b/names.tex @@ -7,14 +7,14 @@ name. A package manager should indicate or reject any name that is invalid accor \subsection{Category Names} A category name may contain any of the characters [\t{A-Za-z0-9+\_.-}]. It must not begin with -a hyphen or a dot. +a hyphen, a dot or a plus sign. \note A hyphen is \e{not} required because of the \t{virtual} category. Usually, however, category names will contain a hyphen. \subsection{Package Names} A package name may contain any of the characters [\t{A-Za-z0-9+\_-}]. It must not begin with a -hyphen, and must not end in a hyphen followed by one or more digits. +hyphen or a plus sign, and must not end in a hyphen followed by one or more digits. \note A package name does not include the category. The term \i{qualified package name} is used where a \t{category/package} pair is meant. @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ where a \t{category/package} pair is meant. \subsection{Slot Names} \label{sec:slot-names} A slot name may contain any of the characters [\t{A-Za-z0-9+\_.-}]. It must not begin with a -hyphen or a dot. +hyphen, a dot or a plus sign. \subsection{USE Flag Names} A USE flag name may contain any of the characters [\t{A-Za-z0-9+\_@-}]. It must begin with an -- 1.7.5.3