daemon store names can't start with a dot

DoneSubmitted by Clément Lassieur.
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Clément Lassieur wrote on 12 Jul 2018 15:20
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Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:
Toggle quote (23 lines)> Hello Clément,>> Clément Lassieur <clement@lassieur.org> skribis:>>> Nils Gillmann <ng0@n0.is> writes:>>>>> Hi,>>>>>> Can you provide some context why this is necessary, maybe even>>> in the commit message?>>>> It's necessary when you want to package a program whose source looks>> like file:///home/foo/.bar.>> I’d rather not make this kind of change. In general, I think we should> be very conservative about changes to the daemon and its protocol,> because that’s the common denominator of all the versions of Guix.>> If we change something like it, then we’ll get subtle breakage depending> on the version of the daemon in use.>> WDYT?
Okay, let's abandon this then :-)
CCing bug-guix because I still think it's a bug; please close it if youdisagree.
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Clément Lassieur wrote on 12 Jul 2018 18:32
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Clément Lassieur wrote on 12 Jul 2018 18:35
Re: daemon store names can't start with a dot
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Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:
Toggle quote (2 lines)> Looks like you already closed it (or was it me?).
Well, I closed 32111 (guix-patches) but I opened 32132 (bug-guix) with awontfix tag, so that people can find it easily if they stumble acrossthe issue.
Toggle quote (4 lines)> Anyway, it’s certainly a limitation, but given that it’s an annoyance> more than a showstopper (in my view at least), I’m in favor keeping> things this way for the sake of compatibility.
Agreed :-)
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 5 Jan 2019 14:54
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tags 32132 wontfixclose 32132
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