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Re: pfctl queue syntax bug
- To: bugs_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: pfctl queue syntax bug
- From: Henning Brauer <lists-openbsdbugs_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 04:43:40 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: bugs_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* resfilter <rfilter_(_at_)_telus_(_dot_)_net> [2004-04-12 01:40]:
> seems naming a child queue 'return' causes a syntax error
of course you cannot use keywords as queue names, macro names and such.
> obviously 'return' is a reserved word or something. im sure nobody gives a
> shit that they cant use 'return' in their queues, i dont. but there is no
> mention of there being any reserved words for queue names, and i'd consider
> the way the error is reported to the user to be improper. took me quite a
> while to realize what the hell the problem was.
well it is the way a parser works, scanning for keywords and putting
them into context. i think the manpage already sais so, at leats for
macros, but I'll double-check that,
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