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Re: Ampersand sign (&) in URL.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Ampersand sign (&) in URL.
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:35:06 +0200
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Dmitry Nikolaev <address@hidden> skribis:

> But it's download URL contains ampersand sign (&).
> Guix returns
> build failed: invalid character `&' in name
> `PTAstraSans&'
> How do I escape & in URL so guix accept it?

Instead of escaping it, add a ‘file-name’ field in the ‘origin’ form
that does not contain the offending character:

    (method url-fetch)
    (uri …)
    (sha256 …)
    (file-name ""))


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