Variable support in newsfeeds
rra at stanford.edu
Sun Jan 7 13:45:49 UTC 2001
This is now in CURRENT, finally, complete with documentation in the man
Sven Paulus <sven at karlsruhe.org> writes:
> I have a patch for adding support for variables to the newsfeeds file.
> Basically you can say
> on top of the newsfeeds file and later
> The patch appended below. It's against 2.2.x, but also works with 2.3,
> since this part of INN hasn't changed in the meantime. The only
> difference is, that "#define VARIABLE_CHAR '$'" has to be added to
> include/acconfig.h instead of include/configdata.h.
> If no variables are defined nothing changes (the variable expanding code
> isn't even called).
> The syslog-lines can be removed, they're only left over from debugging.
> I'd consider the patch itself as stable, no memory leaking is
> introduced. I'm running it on two production servers. The only thing
> that's missing is an addition for the man page - my English is to bad to
> find the right words for this :)
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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