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Re: conserver.cf and colons

Bryan Stansell bryan@conserver.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 01:55:02 -0700 (PDT)

unfortunately, there really isn't a way to make it work (directly,
anyway).  the code uses a simple search for colons, so backslashes and
quotes just don't hide them.  what you can do in this case (although
it's slightly ugly) is to write a wrapper that would accept something
like "conuser 7001 cyclades1" as arguments and then pass them to ssh
with the colon and approprate flags.  yeah, not ideal, but it should


On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 02:51:57PM -0700, Bruce Z. Lysik wrote:
> (Sent accidently previously with wrong account.  Sending again with correct 
> one.)
> Hi guys,
> I'm trying to enter a line like this in conserver.cf:
> test8:|ssh -l conuser:7001 cyclades1::&:
> The command obviously being "|ssh -l conuser:7001 cyclades1". Unfortunately 
> since colons are delimeters on this file, I'm having problems.  I've tried 
> backslashing the colon, and even quoting the entire line, but it doesn't 
> help.
> Is there any way I can do this?
> --
> Bruce Z. Lysik  <eldrik@logrus.com>   http://www.logrus.com/~eldrik
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