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Bug#426913: closed by jackyf.devel@gmail.com

martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Debian Bug Tracking System <owner@bugs.debian.org> [2008.11.12.1833 +0100]:
>>    * doc/sources.list.5.xml:
>>      - Mentioned allowed characters in file names in
>>      /etc/apt/sources.list.d. Thanks to Matthias Urlichs. (Closes:
>>      #426913)
> I do not consider this a very satisfactory fix.
I'm too, but...

> Why can't you change the code to allow those filenames?
We have a freeze for a long time. We don't want to deal with non-critical
issues now. Once this thing is documented, everyone can rename the list files,
and this fixes important bug 'apt quietly skipped a files under

Current apt actually has many restrictions without rationale.

For this... What about cloning this bug, but with severity 'minor'?.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
Ukrainian C++ Developer, Debian APT contributor

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