[Python-Dev] ConfigParser with a single section

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 08 Nov 2002 11:55:44 -0500

> Unfortunately I cannot easily supply the section line when parsing the
> config file, even if I use ConfigParser.readfp(); the "obvious solution"
>     prefix = cStringIO.StringIO("[Options]\n")
>     cfp = ConfigParser.ConfigParser()
>     cfp.readfp(prefix, filename)
>     cfp.read(filename)
> doesn't work because the ConfigParser object expects a new section header
> for each read*() call.

So copy everything into one memory buffer.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)