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Load secrets from a configuration file, generating them if needed.

Project Description

Thomas Levine

Read and write secrets from a configuration file.

Install from PyPI.

pip install shrebx

I originally made this for secret settings in a Django project, so here’s the example from that.

First, load the secrets.

import os

from shrebx import shrebx

BASE_DIR = os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(__file__))
SECRETS = shrebx(os.path.join(BASE_DIR, '.secrets'),
                 manual_fields = ['DATABASE_PASSWORD'],
                 random_fields = ['SECRET_KEY'])

Then set them to things.

    'default': {
        'ENGINE': 'django.db.backends.postgresql_psycopg2',
        'NAME': 'dadaportal',
        'USER': 'www-data',
        'HOST': 'localhost',

If you have a lot of secrets, consider using locals.

locals().update(shrebx(random_fields = ['THIS_PASSWORD', 'THAT_PASSWORD'],
                       manual_fields = ['EMAIL_ADDRESS' ))

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