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Single file templater

Project description

sftmpl takes a single file as input and uses the built-in string format method to replace the occurences of brace-enclosed variables by values given on the command-line.

The aim of sftmpl is to simplify the generation of configuration file in computing protocols by providing a command-line enabled customization of these configuration files.

Install

Obtain the distribution file and use

python setup.py install

The source repository is https://github.com/pdebuyl/sftmpl.git and the code may be obtained via the command

git clone https://github.com/pdebuyl/sftmpl.git

Use

sftmpl uses the curly brace named fields defined in PEP 3101.

For the following input file myconfig.txt, you must provide the command-line options -N, –parameter and –N_steps:

# Config for "myprog"
N = {N}
parameter = {parameter}

run {N_steps} steps

The invocation is as follows when sftmpl is installed

sftmpl myconfig.txt -N 10 –parameter 0.1 –N_steps 500

and the following result is output to the standard output:

# Config for "myprog"
N = 10
parameter = 0.1

run 500 steps

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Author: Pierre de Buyl

License: Modified BSD (see LICENSE).

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