Bug#375848: vim-runtime: [SYNTAX] debcontrol believes that "." is not allowed in package names

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Wed Jun 28 14:53:40 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 09:47:56AM -0400, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> syn match debcontrolName contained "[a-z][a-z0-9+-]*"
> 5.6.7. `Package'
> ----------------
>      The name of the binary package.
>      Package names must consist only of lower case letters (`a-z'), digits
>      (`0-9'), plus (`+') and minus (`-') signs, and periods (`.').  They
>                                                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>      must be at least two characters long and must start with an
>      alphanumeric character.

According to this, we also need to ensure a minimum of two characters
and allow digits for the first character.  I'll update the regexp to



GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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