New Thread- Supporting Multiline values in ConfigParser

O.R.Senthil Kumaran orsenthil at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 27 06:35:27 CEST 2007


* Gabriel Genellina <gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar> [2007-06-25 22:26:47]:

> And how would you detect a multiline value?
> Because it is not a section nor looks like a new option?
> 
> > I can guess, this portion in the _read function will require change,
> > any change to this affects the whole of parsing. :-(  Can someone who
> > has done this before or understands ConfigParser better help me?
> >
> > # Section I am talking about
> >                         if line[0].isspace() and cursect is not None
> > and optname:
> >
> >                                 value = line.strip()
> >                                 if value:
> >                                         cursect[optname] = "%s\n%s" %
> > (cursect[optname], value)
> 
> Yes, I guess so.
> I'd try using this:
> 
> if not self.SECTCRE.match(line) and not self.OPTCRE.match(line) and  
> cursect is not None and optname:
> 

Thanks Gabriel, this suggestion worked and helped me understand the
ConfigParser a bit better as well.

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