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From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever@g.o>
To: Gentoo PMS Development <gentoo-pms@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:55:43
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names by Ulrich Mueller
2012-03-15 08:34:33 Ulrich Mueller napisał(a):
> >>>>> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012, Brian Harring wrote: > > > A hard rule there is a bit dumb, although frankly I don't hugely > > care one way or another- if we have it, extend it to the three > > rather than just paludis. Or drop it, don't hugely care. > > > EAPI *does* need to be tightened to make clear the first char of > > EAPI can't be '-'; it's used now via the cache as a marker to > > indicate that it pulled the EAPI, but didn't know how to handle it. > > It's live and in use, and has been an undocumented requirement > > basically since day 1. > > > No one is going to conflict with it, just best to explicitly note > > it's offlimits as the first char of an EAPI name. > > Yes, and I wonder why there was resistance against my suggestion. > > An EAPI name may contain any of the characters [A-Za-z0-9+_.-].
Why you don't include e.g. '!', '@', '#', '$', '€', '%', '*', '=' or ':' in this list? -- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis


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Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>