Bug#701081: debian-policy: mandate an encoding for filenames in binary packages
Le Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 11:54:01AM +0900, Charles Plessy a écrit :
> Le Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 08:02:10AM +0100, Helmut Grohne a écrit :
> > I have to admit, that I am slightly in favour of just copying Fedora's
> > approach. Making distributions more compatible with each other seems
> > like a worthwhile thing to do.
> This could be done by an addition like the following, after section 10.9
> + <sec id="filenames">
> + <heading>File names</heading>
> + <p>
> + The name of the files installed by binary packages must be encoded in
> + UTF-8 and should be restricted to ASCII unless there is a justified
> + need for using other characters.
> + </p>
> + </sec>
> By the way, how about directories ?
Related to this, I just found the following in /usr/share/doc/dpkg-dev/triggers.txt.gz.
Because of the restriction on trigger names, it is not possible to
declare a file trigger for a directory whose name contains whitespace,
i18n characters, etc. Such a trigger should not be necessary.
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