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Config file reading, writing and validation.

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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. It has lots of other features though :

  • 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

Release 4.6.0 fixes bugs and adds new features, particularly making configspec handling more flexible.

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