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RE: [Xen-devel] no digit beginning name?

To: "Tim Freeman" <tfreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] no digit beginning name?
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 20:40:56 +0100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] no digit beginning name?
> In XendDomainInfo.py --> check_name() there is a restriction 
> in place that a domain can not begin with a digit.  If I 
> comment out this check:
>         if name[0] in string.digits:
>             raise VmError('invalid vm name')
> ... I can start and stop a domain whose name starts with a 
> digit just fine.  Is there a reason this restriction is in place?  

You can also manipulate domains by their domid, so I'm guess the test is
an attempt to avoid confusion. Preventing all-numeric names would be
more sensible -- can you post a fix.


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