FEATURE REQ: safe % expansion via new syntax

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Tue Feb 1 20:51:54 GMT 2000

On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Nicolas Williams wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 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. 
> No, the idea is to make some parameters (see list below) safer to use.
> Particularly, I'd like to make Andy Bakun's open/close command patch
> safer as well so I can make use of it. The open/close command patch is
> very useful, and tons safer than the 'magic script' parameter...

andrew doesn't understand why he added magic script.  if you can find a
way to retire it you will make him very happy.

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