Resolving Too many differnet filenames for detail log file

Zhi-Wei Lu zwlu at
Thu Sep 14 17:34:03 CEST 2017

On Sep 13, 2017, at 7:34 PM, Zhi-Wei Lu <zwlu at> wrote:
>> I have downloaded the zip file. After satisfying most of libraries in the Warning section, I was able to compile the code (3.0.16).
>> However, the $FREERADIUS/etc/raddb/policy.d/filter file seems to have some syntax problem:
>>                if (&User-Name =~ /\.\./ ) {

> That's correct, and it works.

>> The older version has these code
>>       if (&User-Name =~ /\\.\\./ ) {

 > We fixed that...

>> Actually, I was hit by this one while testing freeradius 3..0.13-8 on CentOS 7.4.1708 as well, I had to put \\.\\. back to be able to login into a test switch.
>> Shall I file a bug report somewhere?

>  You need to edit radiusd.conf, and set "correct_escapes = true"
Thank you, Alan.

I bent backwards, this flag was introduced in 3.0.5, while I am still using conf file from 3.04.  I will carefully go over the new conf file to match what I need.

  Alan DeKk.

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