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Report #:  66782   Status: Closed
Dot (.) is not allow in LIB Prefix
Project:  Delphi Build #:  12.0.3170.16989
Version:    12.0 Submitted By:   Chee Yang Chau
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  9/15/2008 1:53:54 AM
Severity:    Serious / Highly visible problem Last Updated: 3/20/2012 2:24:39 AM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:   265287
Resolution: Fixed (Resolution Comments) Resolved in Build: : 12.0.3196.17357
Duplicate of:  None
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Description
In Delphi 2007, I use LIB Prefix in Project Option setting to let compiler compile package library file with prefix added to the file name.

I used to put a dot (.) to split the prefix and package name. (e.g.: SQL.MyPackage.bpl where SQL. is prefix)

However, Delphi 2009 does not allow me to do so.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Delphi 2009 IDE
2. Click File | New Package
3. Click Project | Options...
4. Select "Description" page, enter "SQL." in LIB Prefix and press OK
5. A dialog prompt "Name cannot contain any of the following characters: < > : * | ? * . \ /"
Workarounds
Do not use dot (.) in LIB Prefix in Delphi 2009 but this is perfectly fine with Delphi 2007 and prior version.
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