ConfigParser preserving file ordering

Joshua J. Kugler joshua at eeinternet.com
Fri Oct 19 03:42:16 CEST 2007


On Thursday 18 October 2007 15:23, Frank Aune wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I use ConfigParser and actually quite like it, EXCEPT that it doesnt
> preserve the section order of the original config file when writing a new.
> This behaviour is hopeless IMO, and I've been looking for alternatives.
> 
> I've been reading the interesting discussion on python-dev about
> improvements to ConfigParser:
> 
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2006-January/060138.html
> 
> I know there are patches to archieve what I want, but tbh I need
> functionality present in the standard library or as a last option
> sub-class ConfigParser to archieve ordering preservation.
> 
> Since the thread above is nearly two years old, I'm wondering if something
> has happended in this department?

Have you taken a look at ConfigObj?

http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/configobj.html

j

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