[squid-users] Define and use a variable in squid.conf (Was: What happens when duplicate external_acl_type are mentioned)

Amish anon.amish at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 11:41:52 UTC 2018

On 02/12/18 3:20 pm, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 2/12/18 5:31 pm, Amish wrote:
>> On 02/12/18 9:33 am, Alex Rousskov wrote:
>>> To reduce long-term headaches, I think we should be strict and deprecate
>>> (and then prohibit) ignoring duplicated external_acl_type declarations.
>>> I do not see any good reasons for ignoring this configuration error
>>> forever. FWIW, the use case discussed in this thread is not a good
>>> reason IMO because Squid configuration in question can and should be
>>> easily generated (probably from a stable template) to correctly
>>> accommodate the needs of the current authentication method.
>> Thank you for your clarification.
>> Now I am looking for alternate ways I can resolve my issue.
> What is wrong with %un that makes it unusable?
> It will contain username when Squid has been told a username and '-'
> when none is known.

I believe you missed my reply. Here is the archive link to it:



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