FAQ

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 1:41 AM, jcbollinger wrote:
For some reason, the output in /etc/foo.conf will be '10GB' on its own
line, instead of 'file_size: 10GB'. Almost as if there is a funny character
in there?

Any ideas?

Maybe there's a funny character in there. Seriously.

Especially if you have a mixture of Windows and Unix, you might
accidentally end up with carriage return characters (ASCII 0x0D) in some of
your text files on the Unix side. Different Unix editors, viewers, and
utilities may handle that situation differently.

Examine both your template and your data file for unexpected characters.
Many Unix text editors have modes in which they will display such
characters to you (and thus allow you to edit them out). To just see
whether there are any, you could try listing the files via 'cat
--show-nonprinting'
Thanks John for replying. Odd stuff but just before this line, I had
another <%= ... %> block and replacing %> with -%> on the previous block
seems to have done the trick.

- Gonzalo

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