about perl-nocem and innshellvars

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Sat Apr 7 11:36:03 UTC 2001

On Apr 07, Olaf Titz <olaf at bigred.inka.de> wrote:

 >One thing: the read_ctlfile routine doesn't warn about syntax errors
 >other than with a cryptic perl warning. If this were my program I
 >would also have added a routine to reload this file whenever it
 >changes, to avoid having to flush the feed (perhaps I'll post a patch
Good idea, I'll fix it and make it work like controlchan.

 >Just one problem, which has impact on other scripts too: as nice and
 >correct it would be to run this under perl -T, it breaks because of
I know, I only use it for tests.

 >The best and least ugly solution would be IMHO to rewrite
 >innshellvars.pl to contain its own inn.conf parser. Shouldn't take
We already discussed this topic. The consensus is that we need a perl
module embedding the INN C libraries, now somebody should just write it.


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