rlm_detail header not expanding \t

Matthew Newton mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk
Wed Sep 9 18:30:34 CEST 2015

On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 12:21:34PM -0400, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2015, at 12:07 PM, Matthew Newton <mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk> wrote:\
> > i.e. the \t is silently discarded and expands to nothing.
>   You probably need:
>  header = '%t\t%{Client-IP-Address}'

That doesn't work either, unfortunately.

> > I can get around it by putting a physical tab char in the config,
> > but is this intended?
>   It's probably a side effect of us re-doing all of the escaping rules.

I figured.

I just found that with correct_escapes set to false, it *does* work.

> > Have stared at the radius_xlat code for too many minutes and
> > figured it'd be quicker to ask... :)
>   That code is magic.  Magically confusing. :(

"Magic" wasn't quite the word I was thinking. But is still cleaner
than a lot of the code on the Internet...


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at le.ac.uk>

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