[App_rpt-users] event subsystem variable use in system call

Lowell lowell.brunson at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 03:09:19 EDT 2017


Well, I was hoping that asterisk would have a way to expand asterisk
variables before the shell gets called ( by the s| syntax ).  Apparently,
asterisk is passing the command as is and the shell is expanding the
variable.


On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 8:54 PM, <mike at midnighteng.com> wrote:

> I think your problem is that you are trying to execute from a linux
> command and the subsystem resides at the asterisk level.
>
> Not that you can do it from there but you must address it where it resides.
>
>
> ...mike/kb8jnm
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> [App_rpt-users] event subsystem variable use in system call
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> I am learning about the event subsystem.
>
> One of my events looks like this:
>
> echo bla ${RPT_ALINKS} >> /tmp/blabla =  s|T|RPT_NUMLINKS
>
> This executes when I connect.  The contents of /tmp/blabla is simply bla.
> I would have expected ${RPT_ALINKS} to have been expanded.
>
> Am I assuming functionality that doesn't exist?
>
> Lowell
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