Subject: Re: question of style: _ vs. - in filenames
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1998 13:48:59
In article <> (Mirian Crzig Lennox) writes:
>Is there a stylistic standard in NetBSD regarding when underscore '_'
>should be used in source filenames versus hyphen '-'?  Should there be?

Most people use - for versions of things in directories like foo-1.2.3
I try personally to avoid - for filenames, because it might break parsing,
because it is not an acceptable identifier name in all language.
ls /usr/src/*/*/* reveals that we use both in the tree.