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new DisplayNumber dialrules has no effect on cover page
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- Subject: flexfax: new DisplayNumber dialrules has no effect on cover page
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gary Sabot)
- Date: Mon, 27 Jul 98 08:01:28 EDT
I'm trying to strip the 1010xxx long distance dialing code from the
front of a the cover-page displayed telephone number so recipients do
not see how I routed a fax. I created a rule to strip this stuff:
DisplayNumber := [
^1010[0-9][0-9][0-9]1 = 1
^1010[0-9][0-9][0-9]-1 = 1
Dialtest shows this rule to work the way I expect,
turning a phone number like
for display purposes.
But when I do a sendfax, the cover page still contains the full
number. I only have one machine, it is both server and client, so I
put the new rule in the /var/spool/fax/etc/dialrules file, pointed to
in the corresponding /var/spool/fax/etc/config file. I know my
changed file is being read in, becuase if I make a syntax error in the
dialrules, the console complains about it when I send a fax.
I also tried adding an identical DialStringRules to my config.cua_0
file, and finally I took my DisplayNumber rule out of etc/dialrules
and created a /usr/local/lib/fax/dialrules file for it instead, like
the dialrules man pages says, and that had no effect either (but since
no config file points to that I don't see why it would).
So how can I get DisplayNumber to work?
Gary Sabot | Voice: (781) 647-7776
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