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Date: Tue, 26 May 2015 15:41:37 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Session names somename.[0-9]+ shouldn't be allowed

On 05/26/2015 03:31 PM, Shinnok wrote:
>> On May 8, 2015, at 4:18 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 08:39:02PM +0300, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
>>> On 2015-05-06 18:58, Solar Designer wrote:
>>>> On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 12:38:21AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>>>>> IMHO, restricting the use of session names somename.[0-9]+ that might
>>>>> would be the best way to avoid trouble with --fork.
>>>> OK, done:
>>>> "Disallow session names with dots since these clash with those produced by
>>>> --fork.  Suggested by Frank Dittrich."
>>> Ugh, isn't it an overkill?
>> [...]
>>> IMHO it's better to leave everything as it was before than trying to fix 
>>> a quite exotic problem breaking several useful and convenient (even if 
>>> unintended) features.
>> OK, I agree.  I'll consider reverting or revising this change.
>> Alexander
> Do we have a resolution on this?

I guess, for now you have to use
git revert 9101fa2c595b8a44df28d6b5a6cf2803c83bf03f

(I never imagined Solar would disallow all session names containing a
dot when I suggested the change.)


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