[Asterisk-Dev] hunt --- beta

Jeremy McNamara jj at indie.org
Fri Mar 28 16:51:51 MST 2003

Why didn't you just specify a group in zapta.conf and use   Dial,Zap/g1 ?

channel => 1-4
channle => 5-23

Or am I really missing what this app does?

Jeremy McNamara

John Harragin wrote:

>I have been working on a new app to get the hang of the * environment. I
>have more pressing things going on for the next week, so I figure announcing
>it will make duplication of effort less likely. It should be regarded as in
>development and not run in a production environment (in case dial adversely
>alters the channel structure for subsequent dials - tips welcome here) - but
>if anyone wants to try it now, make sure to LOOK AT THE EXAMPLE regarding
>pipes and commas.
>Hunt(HUNT_VARIABLE_name,SkipDev,opt1...): Executes a hunt pattern using the
>current priority. One argument must be passed - HUNT_VARIABLE_name. A second
>argument skipdev (generally, the calling resource) will be skipped over - or
>if a timeout (or any additional dial options) are defined it will be dialed
>first then be skipped if it is uniquely defined in HUNT_VARIABLE_name. (1)
>* HUNT_VARIABLE_name must be passed naked - that is with no $ or{}.
>* The HUNT_VARIABLE currently must be defined as a global variable.
>By default, a timeout of 10 seconds (compiled in as DFT_HUNT_TaO) with no
>additional options are passed to dial. These options remain in effect until
>new options are encountered in any HUNT_VARIABLE element. These will in turn
>become the new persistent values.
>HUNT_VARIABLE Example (note the use of pipes to delimit options and commas
>to delimit elements):
>Incantation Example:
>exten => _1114,2,hunt(HUNT_GROUP1,Zap/10) ----------- Skips Zap/10
>Dials Zap/2|10 > Zap/3|8|tm > Zap/4|9
>Incantation Example:
>exten => _1114,1,hunt(HUNT_GROUP1,Zap/10,20) -------- Dials Zap/10 first -
>then skips it
>Dials Zap/10|20 > Zap/2|10 > Zap/3|8|tm > Zap/4|9
>(1) The default skip behavior can be altered by compiling in #define
>DFT_HUNT_TaO 40|tm = 40 sec music & then transferable just like dial. Skip
>behavior can be restored by SkipDev with a trailing pipe (|) -
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