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Bug#410392: interactive/preseed=true doesn't work as expected

On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 02:59:07PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 16:15 < nyu> no, that wasn't enough..
> > 16:16 < nyu> I observed that the order of my parameters (locale=xx interactive/preseed=true hostname=xx) is altered in /var/lib/preseed/log
> > 16:16 < nyu> where the order is hostname, locale, then interactive/preseed
> > 16:16 < nyu> could that be related?
> Yes, I had not realised that this is parsing the output of set, so
> there's no guaranteed order, and preseeding it on and then off won't
> work. The best I can do is check for interactive/preseed first and have
> it apply to everything on the command line if set. I may need to
> reconsider and use a different syntax.

How about a prefix to mark individual variables as interactive ?  E.g.

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