ConfigParser does not substitute

Berthold Hoellmann hoel at GermanLloyd.org
Wed May 3 12:48:16 CEST 2000


Hello,

Why does ConfigParser does not resolve my references. With the following
config file (samp1.config):

[DEFAULT]
deck=25
[funcel]
DK_1: (group == %(deck)s )


and a small python script called conftest.:

from ConfigParser import ConfigParser

p = ConfigParser()
p.read('samp1.config')

for s in p.sections():
    print "section: %s" % s
    for o in p.options(s):
        print "option for '%s' is '%s' with value '%s'" % (s, o,
p.get(s, o))
print "defaults: ", p.defaults()

I get:

>python conftest.py
section: funcel
option for 'funcel' is 'deck' with value '25'
option for 'funcel' is 'dk_1' with value '(group == %(deck)s )'
option for 'funcel' is '__name__' with value 'funcel'
defaults:  {'deck': '25'}

I expected to get

option for 'funcel' is 'dk_1' with value '(group == 25 )'

Why didn't I.

Thanks

Berthold
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