INN config file parsing infrastructure

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Thu May 4 23:32:49 UTC 2000


Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> writes:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2000, Marco d'Itri wrote:

>> I think this is confusing. This behaviour is very non intuitive, when
>> UNIX programs implement \-escaping the \\n sequence is usually special
>> cased.

> I don't know if we want to introduce whole escape sequences in this,
> seems like over solving the config problem. But I think the trailing \
> could be a problem, having seen a few cases over the years where a
> trailing blank got added and the action was then NOT what was expected.

My intention is to make either the parser or inncheck loudly warn about
that.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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