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Re: [ANN] apache_1.3.22-2
On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 07:54:12PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 11:22:14AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Charles Wilson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>I'd like to put in a vote for NOT treating '_' and '-' identically.
>>>>In fact, I *thought* setup/upset didn't treat '_' any differently than
>>>>'a' but perhaps I was wrong...
>>>So did I - I'm going to check. If they are treated the same now, then
>>>we'll have to check that no pacakges will get broken if we change.
>>>Otherwise I'll be changing it:}
>> for (ver = p; *ver; ver++)
>> if (*ver == '-' || *ver == '_')
>At present, `grep "_" setup.ini' shows only a single instance of that
>character -- and it's within a description, not a package name. It
>should be safe to change this behavior so that '_' != '-'
I agree. I don't know that there was ever a package which had an '_' in
it. I think I was probably just trying to be forgiving.
I don't think there's any read to make '-' and '_' interchangeable.