I created and customized a profile and was adding runcmd lines as I was making progress with customization.
user-data looked like this:
user.user-data: | #cloud-config package_upgrade: true
After some 100+ lines in user.user-data section, the next
lxc profile edit myprofile revealed the profile in this format:
user.user-data: "#cloud-config\npackage_upgrade: true\n...."
I searched the Github issues and this forum; there’s a post about
lxc list that shows how to produce output in YAML or JSON but it doesn’t work with
As the profile format is now impossible to work with, I can manually fix the formatting, but it’s going to take me 10-15 minutes and I’d prefer to avoid having to repeat that in the future.