[Date Prev][Date Next] [Chronological] [Thread] [Top]

Re: ACLparse turns comments into empty lines (ITS#2793)

At 04:49 PM 10/23/2003, ace@suares.nl wrote:

>> At 03:09 PM 10/23/2003, ace@suares.nl wrote:
>> >Could these restrictions be loosened ... ?
>> No. Redefining basic slapd.conf(5) syntax rules would
>> cause significant breakage.
>from slapd.conf(5):
>As  many  backend-specific  sections  as  desired may be included.  Global 
>options can be       overridden in a backend (for options that appear more 
>than once, the last  appearance  in
>       the slapd.conf file is used).  Blank lines and comment lines beginning 
>with a `#' charac­
>       ter are ignored. If a line begins with white space, it is considered  a  
>continuation  of
>       the previous line.

So, if you have:

# comment

continuation is a part of the previous line, a comment, and hence
is ignored.

I've added a note in the documentation to clarify this.