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Bug#848597: preseed: handling non-preseed files

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 12:19:02AM +0100, Geert Stappers wrote:
> And when it is not a preseedfile
> then debian-installer fails with following "red" error:
>   [!!] Download debconf preconfiguration file
>   Failed to process the preconfiguration file
>   The installer failed to process the preconfiguration file from <bootfile>.
>   The file may be corrupt.
> At least the text 'The file may be corrupt' could be changed into
> 'The file is not in expected format or simply corrupt'

With it first line like '#!preseed' or '#!debconf'
could be detected if it was a preseed file.

Geert Stappers
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