[asterisk-users] Including doesn't have any effect

Frank Vanoni mailinglist at linuxista.com
Mon Jun 6 04:40:53 CDT 2016

On Sat, 2016-06-04 at 15:19 -0700, Steve Edwards wrote:

> Using a 'goto' to exit from a gosub is a bad idea. 


> A better idea would be 
> to set a channel variable and check it's value after the return, in the 
> calling context.

The idea is to update the blacklist.conf whenever I want to add or
remove a specific number or an entire area code and leave the
extensions.conf untouched and to avoid complex regular expressions. 

> Also, can a 'goto' in a subroutine reference an extension in the calling 
> context? Seems weird, but 'dialplan' is a weird language :)

Well... I'm not an expert and my approach is by "trial and error". It
works perfectly. :-)


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