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task #13036: Allow variables in xfer.file.download_path

Submitter:  WakiMiko <wakimiko>
Submitted:  Mon 13 Jan 2014 06:12:54 PM UTC
Category:  xfer plugin Should Start On:  Mon 13 Jan 2014 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Mon 13 Jan 2014 12:00:00 AM UTC Priority:  * 5 - Normal
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Mon 13 Jan 2014 06:12:54 PM UTC, original submission:  

It would be nice if the "xfer.file.download_path" setting allowed variables, kinda like the logger plugin already does for "logger.file.mask".

Variables that come to mind:
$nick - The user that is sending the file.
$server - The IRC server.
$filename - The name of the file you are receiving. This could also replace the "xfer.file.use_nick_in_filename" option.
$size - The size of the file.
$ip - The IP address of the sender.
Maybe date specifiers would be useful too.

With this it would be possible to sort received files by server, nickname or both.

E.g.: Setting "xfer.file.download_path" to "~/download/$server/$nick-$filename" would sort received files in directories by server and prefix the filename with the sending nick.

WakiMiko <wakimiko>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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