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Subject: Re: BitchX /ignore bug
From: Matthew S. Hallacy (mhallacyMERCURY.XTRATYME.COM)
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 21:55:24 CDT


There was a ban problem a while back, it's already been fixed.

On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Keith Simonsen wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Those are front slashes, but backslashes work:
>
> Channel #\xff\xff\xff/bin/sh was created at Thu Jul 6 14:56:29 2000
>
> In the ircd_defs.h file included with efnet ircd source the max channel
> length is 200 bytes (#define CHANNELLEN 200)
>
> hmm I also noticed the ban length is 1024... thats a lot of room, and is
> passed to the client when joining a channel. I also tried setting bans
> with %s and other formatting characters, it works...
>
> Anyone want to check the BitchX code for how it parses bans when the
> client joins the channel?
>
> Keith Simonsen
> Elite Networking
>
> On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Ron DuFresne wrote:
>
> >
> > seems at least efnet servers allow the required backslashes:
> >
> > *** Users on #test/one: ^smoke
> >
> > *** Users on #/test/one: ^smoke
> >
>