Single-Letter Port Names

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon Apr 19 17:13:58 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 20:07, Eric van Gyzen wrote:
> Ports Managers and Gurus:
> I'm the maintainer of the math/R-letter port.  I would like rename the port to 
> just math/R; however, I'm told that single-letter port names are not known to 
> work.  Can someone elaborate on this?  It seems to work for me...

I didn't know there were any single-letter port name precedents in the
tree, and when I asked, no one mentioned any.  However, there are two. 
That said, "R" should be okay.


> Thanks!
> Eric
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