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Re: /etc/modules comment is wrong

On Sat 21 May 05,  8:30 AM, Carl Fink <carl@fink.to> said:
> On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 01:53:28PM +0200, David Jardine wrote:
> > On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 03:25:21AM +0200, Jacobo221 wrote:
> > > In Debian Sarge, in /etc/modules out-of-the-box, the comments say that
> > > nything after '#' is ingored. But this is wrong. Only lines which BEGIN
> > > with '#' are ignored. This should be changed.
> > 
> > Hmm.  'Comments begin with a "#", and everything on the line after 
> > them are ignored', says mine.
> Yes, but in some languages the "start the comment here" string (for instance
> "//") can come at any point in the line, say after an executed statement. 
> Jacobo is saying that the "#" only works a the beginning of a line.

is that really true?   you mean I can't have a line in /etc/modules that
looks like:

   lego    # device driver for the lego mindstorms USB tower

that's too bad if it's true.


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