I run a dedicated server with the server jar files, and like most server maintainers I change the server properties now and again. It's a pain to have to dig through the server.properties file, as it's just a wall of text - no line breaks or comments except for the header.
I want the ability to format my server.properties file and have it stay that way. Currently, if I sort the options (alphabetically, by category, or any other way) the server jar scrambles the options up and removes all comments the next time it launches. The order of the options isn't even necessarily consistent each time its overwritten.
This is referenced in the Java Edition bug tracker in: MC-26781 and MC-151790
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