Re: Bug#985853: debian-installer: Whitespace before a commented line in preseed file causes line to be parsed
On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 10:49:06 -0400
email@example.com (Lennart Sorensen) wrote:
> Well none of the examples ever have spaces before # for comments.
> The documentation page you linked to doesn't even mention comments at
> all. I would agree that perhaps it should. I have certainly
> encountered file types before where comments had to have # at the
> start of the line.
May I suggest inserting the following as the last bullet point item at
the top of "B.3. Creating a preconfiguration file" the following:
A comment consist of a line which *starts* with a sharp character ("#")
and extends the length of that line.
The emphasis on the word "starts" should probably be italics, or, in
Does anybody read signatures any more?