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

Justin Pryzby justinpryzby at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 28 15:08:27 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 11:02:12AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 10:53:40AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> > 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
> > 
> >   [a-z0-9][a-z0-9+-]\+
> Except it'll actually include the '.' in the second collection. :)
Additionally you might make sure it isn't entirely numeric; I don't
know if this is codified anywhere official, but causes problems
minimally for the BTS rewrites; it is ambiguous whether


should go to bugrept.cgi or pkgrept.cgi.

Even if this isn't official it can be reasonably discouraged..


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