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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Re: Namespaces
  • From: Jonh Arson <jonharson@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 23:58:53 -0400
  • Message-id: <1149566333.10901.5.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2006-06-05 at 21:10 +0200, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> On 2006-06-05 20:52:23 +0200, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> > On Monday 05 June 2006 19:14, Richard Bos wrote:
> > >
> > > Including ":"? I think it is still possible to change the namespace
> > > seperator to something else than ":". This to prevent problems with
> > > programs like rsync....
> >
> > I agree that we should try to avoid as many problems we can by choosing a
> > neutral namespace separator for the project names. Alternatives to ":" could
> > be the already mentioned "_" or "+" or possibly "." or "-". Looking at the
> > current project names only "+" wouldn't need any changes to existing project
> > names.
> >
> > So what do you like better (using four existing projects as examples and
> > making character replacements where required):
> >
>
> we should define some rules that ban the seperator from package names
> aswell. and that will be hard. in that regard ":" was good. as projects
> barely use it in their names, unlike "_", "-" or "+". (the plus sign is
> forbidden by the buildserivce atm anyway.)

Speaking about it, i tried uploading gtk+-2.8.18.tar.gz2 and the
filename always get cropped to just gtk, those namespace thingy or
whatever are really gonna be annoying if you use common char...
what about ~

> i wonder if we just should force
>
> ns/project/package
>
> and stuff all projects without an explicit namespace into "unsorted" or
> something like that. then we wouldnt need some special namespace marker
>
> anyway i think if rsync fells over the 2nd ":" in the url it is
> definitely a sign for a broken url parser in rsync.
>
> darix
>


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