[systemd-devel] [PATCH] ignore comments in multiline variable definitions

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Tue Feb 12 20:26:17 PST 2013

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 04:27:49AM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Thu, 07.02.13 11:45, Michal Vyskocil (mvyskocil at suse.cz) wrote:
> > Commented lines are ignored by default and are considered as end of a
> > definition. If they ends on a backslash, they are just ignored and a
> > next line is considered as a part of a definition.
> I am pretty sure that continuation lines should top comments, not the
> other way round. I fixed a couple of bugs in the code a few days ago,
> but I figure the current git code looks pretty OK now, and does honour
> continuation line before comments.
> Anything left to do here?
How about reversing the behaviour to honour comments before
continuation lines? This goes against customary behaviour, but
seems quite useful for unit files, since any line can be commented
out without editing any other line.


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