daemon store names can't start with a dot

DoneSubmitted by Clément Lassieur.
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  • Ludovic Courtès
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Clément Lassieur wrote on 12 Jul 2018 15:20
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Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:

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> Hello Clément,
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> Clément Lassieur <clement@lassieur.org> skribis:
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>> Nils Gillmann <ng0@n0.is> writes:
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>>> 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.
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> 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 you
disagree.

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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
(name . Ludovic Courtès)(address . ludo@gnu.org)
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Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:

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> Looks like you already closed it (or was it me?).

Well, I closed 32111 (guix-patches) but I opened 32132 (bug-guix) with a
wontfix tag, so that people can find it easily if they stumble across
the issue.

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> 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 wontfix
close 32132
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