svn commit: r187332 - head/tools/regression/usr.bin/jot
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Jan 17 14:50:58 PST 2009
In message: <86ab9q14dl.fsf at ds4.des.no>
Dag-Erling_Smørgrav <des at des.no> writes:
: Stanislav Sedov <stas at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: > Was this discussed somewhere? I don't understand why we should
: > restrict our filesystem naming because of limitation of auxilary
: > filesystems.
: Yes. We've already renamed files that had : in their names.
: This is not just for Windows's sake, BTW: Apple's HFS and MacOS Extended
: file systems are case retentive but not case sensitive.
: We should restrict filenames in the source tree (and in the installed
: system) to the POSIX portable filename character set ([A-Za-z0-9._-] in
: the C/POSIX locale) and avoid gratuitously long names.
Yea, this is settled ground.
With the move from cvs -> svn, it is now possible to checkout a tree
on the Mac again. Before, contrib/files had a file names 'cvs'...
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