Reading multiline values using ConfigParser

Phoe6 orsenthil at
Thu Jun 21 04:51:21 CEST 2007

On Jun 20, 10:35 pm, "John Krukoff" <jkruk... at> wrote:

> > Is there anyway, I can include multi-line value in the configfile? I

> Following the link to RFC 822 (
> indicates that you can spread values out over multiple lines as long as
> there is a space or tab character imeediately after the CRLF.

Thanks for the response. It did work!

>>> config = ConfigParser()
>>> output = config.get("Information", "Testcases")
>>> print output

>>> output

However, as I am going to provide Testcases.txt to be "user editable",
I cannot assume or "ask users" to provide value testcases surronded by
spaces. I got to figure out a workaround here.


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