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Re: [leafnode-list] groupinfo file format detection

On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 04:18:06PM -0600, Bulgrien, Kevin wrote:
> I think it would be safe to detect the format by parsing the file with
> tab as a field delimiter.  If no lines in the file had 5 tabs, I could

It is safe and it is exactly what leafnode currently does in
activeutil.c, readactive(). 

I don't know how leafnode would react to blank and/or comment
lines. This case is simply not planned as the groupinfo should
only be modified by leafnode itself. Leafnode will never write
blank and/or comment lines in the groupinfo.


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