Blocking Double Extensions Except For . . .

Steve Evans sevans at FOUNDATION.SDSU.EDU
Wed Apr 3 23:32:05 IST 2002

Never mind everybody.  I got it to work.  After I originally added the
allow for .txt's I didn't save the file, I closed VI without saving.
And they trust me with the mail.

Steve Evans
Computing Services
SDSU Foundation
619 594-0653

-----Original Message-----
From: Dennis Monks [mailto:dennis at YTN.CO.NZ] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: Blocking Double Extensions Except For . . .

Funk Gabor wrote:
>>>I want to block most double extensions.  However if the file is 
>>>whatever.vbs.pdf I don't want it to be blocked.  So I want to have a 
>>>list of extensions that I know are safe (txt, pdf, jpg, etc) and 
>>>allow those through even if it is a double extensions (ie 
>>>I put an allow line for txt's at the top of my filename file but it's

>>>still being blocked.
> Count me too.
> (I also had to disable it because of "my_curric.vit.pdf" and alike...)
> G.

I have no problems in getting the pdf double ext working. We needed if
for faxes.

Did notice thou, it will not work if you use tab as a space at the
beginning of the line. Use space.


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