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Re: Definition of alphanumeric?

On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> Hi,
> policy uses alphanumeric to define version numbers. Is this only a-zA-Z0-9,
> or does this include the "_"? As the "_" is used as a seperator in Debian
> package file names, this would be perverse, but I would like to stay on the
> safe side.
> Background: I use the version number as a directory name in the autobuilder.
> Unfortunately, make doesn't cope with unquoted colons `:' (epochs!) in target
> file names, and some packages use something like
> PWD=`pwd`

Btw, I think this is bad.  They should use CURDIR.

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