Skip to main content

Config file reading, writing and validation. DEVELOPMENT VERSION.

Project description

ConfigObj is a simple but powerful config file reader and writer: an ini file round tripper. Its main feature is that it is very easy to use, with a straightforward programmer’s interface and a simple syntax for config files.

List of Features

  • Nested sections (subsections), to any level

  • List values

  • Multiple line values

  • Full Unicode support

  • String interpolation (substitution)

  • Integrated with a powerful validation system

    • including automatic type checking/conversion
    • and allowing default values
    • repeated sections
  • All comments in the file are preserved

  • The order of keys/sections is preserved

  • Powerful unrepr mode for storing/retrieving Python data-types

Changelog

Unreleased

  • Drop support for EOL Python 2.6 and 3.3
  • Add support for Python 3.7

Release 5.1.0

  • Unified modules into the ‘configobj’ package (#72, #31, #32)
  • Added validate v1.1.0 shim to allow a gradual migration, rewrite your imports as from configobj.validate import … to get rid of it
  • Alternative line comment markers for more INI compatibility (#79)
  • More detailed multi-error reports (#73)
  • Added ‘decoupled’ mode to merge() (#115)
  • fix: mixed_list accepts type name variants (#110)
  • fix: Don’t quote git-style section titles (#74)
  • docs: Explicit mention of force_list and its pitfalls (#112)

Older Releases

  • Release 5.0.6 improves error messages in certain edge cases
  • Release 5.0.5 corrects a unicode-bug that still existed in writing files
  • Release 5.0.4 corrects a unicode-bug that still existed in reading files after fixing lists of string in 5.0.3
  • Release 5.0.3 corrects errors related to the incorrectly handling unicode encoding and writing out files
  • Release 5.0.2 adds a specific error message when trying to install on Python versions older than 2.5
  • Release 5.0.1 fixes a regression with unicode conversion not happening in certain cases PY2
  • Release 5.0.0 updates the supported Python versions to 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3 and is otherwise unchanged
  • Release 4.7.2 fixes several bugs in 4.7.1
  • Release 4.7.1 fixes a bug with the deprecated options keyword in 4.7.0.
  • Release 4.7.0 improves performance adds features for validation and fixes some bugs.

Project details


Release history Release notifications

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for configobj-dev, version 2019.9.1
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size configobj-dev-2019.9.1.zip (174.9 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View hashes

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page