[Python-Dev] Problem with 2.3b2 tarfile?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 01 Jul 2003 11:49:04 -0400

> > The problem is, Windows doesn't allow multiple periods in file names,
> > and all these file names should end in "...".

> [WinNT and it's descendants have no problem using
> multiple dots in a filename.  What version are you
> having trouble with?]

Sjoerd meant: Windows deletes trailing periods in file names.  This is
a real problem.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)