FEATURE REQ: safe % expansion via new syntax

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Tue Feb 1 19:52:19 GMT 2000

if this was a proposal to have scripts run inside smb.conf processing,
then no, it's not going to be added.

if you want to do that, run the scripts to _generate_ the smb.conf files
as part of some external admin task.

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Andy Bakun wrote:

> On this note, was the issue I posted in
> http://us1.samba.org/listproc/samba-technical/old/4060.html
> ever cleared up?
> Nicolas Williams wrote:
> > Proposal: There should be a way to specify that some substitutions
> >           should be made in a way that is safe as far as Bourne Shell
> >           command lines are concerned (e.g., if %f expands to a string
> >           with special characters in it, it should be expanded to a
> >           sutiably quoted string in 'print command' parameters).

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