On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, Studded wrote:
> I don't think spaces are valid on either side of the syslog.conf entry.
> At least my reading of the man page doesn't suggest that.
> Multiple selectors may be specified for a single action by
> them with semicolon (``;'') characters. It is important to note,
> er, that each selector can modify the ones preceding it.
> Multiple facilities may be specified for a single level by
> them with comma (``,'') characters.
The LHS does look space safe.
> The section about the RHS is more wordy, but the only valid seperator
> mentioned is a comma. My vote is to change the code, failing that, the
> comment in the PR would be a good start.
>From the man page
# Pipe all authentication messages to a filter.
auth.* |exec /usr/local/sbin/authfilter
Unless someone can demonstrate a valid use of spaces on the LHS
crontab style checking would work though. (spaces are only legal
in the last field of crontab as well)
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