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Jesse Vincent
December 20, 2010 05:41
Task for new porter (Re: perldelta naming)
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On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 08:05:15AM -0500, David Golden wrote:
> >> * At most one .
> >> * No more than 39 characters before the dot, and 39 after
> >> * No distinctions solely on case
> >> * No filenames starting with -
> >
> > Also don't use any of these names (regardless of case) before the dot:
> >
> >  CON, PRN, AUX, NUL,
> >  COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9,
> >  LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9
> Sounds like we a t/porting/filenames.t would be a useful double check
> on these (and anything else)

Indeed. I'd love a patch from an interested porter that massages
Porting/ into t/porting/filenames.t

If you, dear reader, don't already have your name in AUTHORS, this would
be a great smallish task that would help Perl's portability and doesn't
require any C 'fu.

If you think you'd like to take a shot at this, please send a patch :)


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