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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Tighten repository name requirements
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:17:21 +0200
On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:53:55 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:

> By requiring repository names to also be valid package names, a
> package mangler may treat repositories as packages. This then allows,
> for example, a user to 'install' a repository, which would instruct
> the package manager to perform the relevant configuration (including
> installing any masters) and syncing.
> ---
>  names.tex |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/names.tex b/names.tex
> index 67054c1..c99ed0f 100644
> --- a/names.tex
> +++ b/names.tex
> @@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ described in section~\ref{sec:use-iuse-handling}.
>  \subsection{Repository Names}
>  \label{sec:repository-names}
>  A repository name may contain any of the characters
> [\t{A-Za-z0-9\_-}]. It must not begin with a -hyphen.
> +hyphen. In addition, every repository name must also be a valid
> package name. 
>  \subsection{Keyword Names}
>  \label{sec:keyword-names}

Adding that sentence makes the regexp redundant.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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