Regex problem with 3.0.5 and correct_escapes = false

unbeliever012000 unbeliever012000 at
Sat Nov 22 12:30:03 CET 2014

Small observation on the backwards compatibility of regex handling.


My existing config has the following line within the sites authorised


If ( User-Name =~ /(.*)\/(.*)\\^(.*)/i <file:///\\%5e(.*)\i>  ) {


Yes this is nasty, but required to handle a specific format and worked under
3.0.x up to 3.0.5. Under 3.0.5 with correct_escapes set to false this is now
generating an error of "Unexpected test after condition" on the second '('.
I am presuming the '\/' is being seen as the end of the regex within the


Setting correct_escapes to true, and changing the regex to
/(.*)\/(.*)\^(.*)/i <file:///\\%5e(.*)\i>  works. I am  not convinced this
is worth fixing, after I think everyone would agree the regex reads better
now. However, it maybe worth extending the radius.conf comment around
correct_escapes to include this edge case.






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