[Web-SIG] ConfigParser for configuration
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Mar 13 15:08:18 CET 2007
Fred Drake wrote:
> On 3/9/07, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> You have free reign now, right? ;-)
> Heh. Compatibility is worth something, even to me.
Oh just BBB it ;-)
> The application itself has to understand that it's creating an
> arbitrarily nested structure from a simple (two-level) hierarchy. How
> that happens is part of the application, not a magical helper library.
Funny, I always appreciated the help from the not-so-magical library.
Saves a lot of wheel re-inventing when doing config for various projects...
> If you really want to use logging.config.fileConfig(), I'd suggest
> your app having something like "logging-configuration =
> /path/to/logging/config.ini", and using that to call the logging
> configuration with the indicated file.
>> Can one config.ini include other .ini files in the same way ZConfig
> What this needs to be depends on the application. There's a simple
> layering included in ConfigParser (call read() with multiple
> filenames, or readfp() more than once), but that doesn't serve
> zc.buildout well. You can look in the zc.buildout documentation and
> code for what that does; look for "extends".
Ah, I think I'm getting the picture now.
So, basically, everything ends up in one dictionary, and you need to be
careful nothing re-uses a key?
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