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authorUlrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>2015-05-07 18:33:57 +0200
committerUlrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>2015-05-07 18:33:57 +0200
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Add item about allowed characters in filenames.
This documents the status quo of actual usage; all filenames in the Portage tree are composed of characters in the [A-Za-z0-9._+-] set. ("File" is to be understood in its Unix meaning here, i.e. includes regular files and directories.)
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@@ -80,6 +80,7 @@ Things that do <b>not</b> belong in the tree:
<li>Large patches</li>
<li>Non-text files</li>
<li>Photos of teletubbies</li>
+ <li>Files whose name contains characters outside <c>[A-Za-z0-9._+-]</c></li>
<li>Files whose name starts with a dot</li>
</ul>