Call for inncheck testing

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Sat Jul 9 10:26:05 UTC 2011

Hi Florian,

> On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 02:06:31PM +0200, Gunther Nitzsche wrote:
>> /usr/local/news/etc/readers.conf:150: not a valid list of hostnames or
>> netblocks: '192.109.14.*,193.254.23[89].*, ...
>> /usr/local/news/etc/readers.conf:156: not a valid list of hostnames or
>> netblocks: '194.8.19[2-9].*,194.8.2[01][0-9].* ...
> that was useful to remind me that I need to work on the wildmat pattern,
> and also on IPv6 more generally:
> +my $wildmat = '\[\]\*\?-'; # anybody needing ^ ! @ ??

It means that "194.8.192-9]" is a valid pattern (inncheck does not 
complain).  If going into that direction, it would mean writing a regexp 
checking the syntax of all usable regexp in the config file.  Probably 
not that easy…

> BTW, in the other perl scripts I eliminated perl4-style subroutine calls
> with&function; for some reason I forgot to do that to inncheck:

OK, committed.

Julien ÉLIE

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