[Rpm-ecosystem] Special meaning of "+" (?) separator
pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Mon Sep 12 14:36:17 UTC 2016
On 09/12/2016 05:31 PM, Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 4:27 PM, Panu Matilainen
> <pmatilai at laiskiainen.org> wrote:
>> On 09/12/2016 05:18 PM, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>> On 09/12/2016 03:10 PM, Neal Gompa wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 8:07 AM, Florian Festi <ffesti at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>> Changing the way + is treated in version compare is really a bad idea.
>>>>> So this feature would need a new char that is currently not permitted in
>>>>> versions. Candidates include: #, ^, @, §, $, ?
>> Other possible candidates would be |, %, &, ! and *.
> | is shell-ish
> % is already taken by RPM
> & is shell-ish
> ! is shell-ish
> * is shell-sih
Yes, but then both tilde and caret have a special meaning in shell as well.
?, *, & and | certainly seem like begging for trouble, others to lesser
- Panu -
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