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0005112unrealircdpublic2018-07-14 16:48
ReporterThe_MythAssigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityN/A
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
PlatformUnixOSUbuntuOS Version18.04 LTS
Product Version4.0.18 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0005112: Add option to display a content of a file with a 'aliased' command
DescriptionSometimes we might want to add some commands to display to users certain rules or some other help.

So, I was thinking of adding something to the configuration file like:
command <name> { showfile "/path/to/file" };

This would help for specific users cases only, but I still think it's a pretty neat idea. :D

Any thoughts/feedback would be appreciated, especially from the ones that would be interested in a feature like this.
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The_Myth

2018-07-05 12:23

reporter   ~0020184

Edit: basically, the idea is to the command just print to the user the content of the file, as is, respecting new lines, and so on.

The_Myth

2018-07-05 12:33

reporter   ~0020185

Would be nice also, if the file could be loaded with remote includes.

syzop

2018-07-14 16:48

administrator   ~0020206

Yes, it would be a good idea.

Perhaps this can be implemented by a module so we can later incorporate it.
Like alter m_staff or something like that (though that one has bug 0004891)

Acknowledged, but not a target for 4.0.19.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-07-05 12:21 The_Myth New Issue
2018-07-05 12:23 The_Myth Note Added: 0020184
2018-07-05 12:33 The_Myth Note Added: 0020185
2018-07-14 16:48 syzop Note Added: 0020206
2018-07-14 16:48 syzop Status new => acknowledged