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Python configuration library

Project Description


Simple python configuration library and format. The format is very similar to YAML with the enhancment of sections.


Install the ``lynx`` package with [pip](<>):

pip install lynx

##Example use

Configuration example:
# section example
section {
# fields
field1: myfield1 value
field2: Another field value

# lists
mylist: [5, mystr, value, 8]

# Another section
section2 {

# sub section example
my_section {
name: lynx

# sections can have same name.
my_section {
# multiline fields
Library description:|
Lynx is a python
Configuration library
supporting many features
including multiline fields!$%$!%#@

myfloat: 5.3


Load the configuration:
>>> import lynx

# Load file
>>> with open("config.conf", "r") as fp:
... config = lynx.load(fp)

# Get the first section
>>> config[0].name()
>>> config[0].fields()
{'field2': 'Another field value', 'field1': 'myfield1 value', 'mylist': [5, 'mystr', 'value', 8]}

# Get sub sections
>>> config[1].sub_sections()
[<lynx.Section object at 0x7f4ab28dfdd0>, <lynx.Section object at 0x7f4ab28dfe10>]
>>> config[1].sub_sections()[0].name()

## Features

Features include:
* Sections
* Sub sections
* Lists
* Multiline fields
* Load & dump
* Types:
* Strings
* Integers
* Floats

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