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Multiline variable support in terraform template

need to have support for terraform cmd line executions to be able to execute multi line strings

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  • Oct 29 2019
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? template automator who has more then one cmd to run
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    Ian Watts commented
    29 Oct 20:29

    The Terraform plan fails with this error " valid HCL: At 2:5: illegal char Usage: terraform plan [options] [DIR-OR-PLAN]" while the template with multiline variable defined in variable.tf gets converted to the totemplates json with \n new line characters.As a solution it was suggested to use a base64 encoded value in the variables.tf and use base64decode function in the template to decode it ,but as Customer is not agree for this solution enhancement ticket for this issue.