On Monday, October 1, 2012 10:42:02 PM UTC+8, Chris Angelico wrote:I think one can ues some decorators to wrap OS or platform
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 12:37 AM, Jason Friedman <ja...@powerpull.net> wrote:
> >> Is there a reason to use that format, rather than using Python
> >> notation? I've at times made config files that simply get imported.
> >> Instead of a dictionary, you'd have a module object:
> >> # config.py
> >> VAR1='foo'
> >> VAR2='bar'
> >> VAR3=VAR1+VAR2
> > There is a reason: /path/to/export_file exists for Bash scripts, too,
> > and I do not think I could get Bash to read config.py in the format
> > stated above. I want to maintain only one file.
> (Responding on-list and hoping it was merely oversight that had that
> email come to me personally)
> Ah, fair enough. Well, since you're using the full range of bash
> functionality, the only viable way to parse it is with bash itself.
> I'd recommend going with the version you have above:
> > * * * * * . /path/to/export_file && /path/to/script.py
> Under what circumstances is this not an option? That'd be the next
> thing to consider.
> Alternatively, you may want to consider making your own config file
> format. If you consciously restrict yourself to a severe subset of
> bash functionality, you could easily parse it in Python - for
> instance, always look for "export %s=%s" with simple strings for the
> variable name and value.
I am sure someone did that long time ago as the iron python
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