cfget - featureful tool to read values from config files

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename cfget_0.19-1.1_all.deb
Package name cfget
Package version 0.19
Package release 1.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin implemented-in::python role::program
License -
Maintainer Enrico Zini <>
Download size 12.28 KB
Installed size 32.00 KB
cfget is a simple yet featureful tool to read values from configuration files.
It is useful, for example, to create configurable shellscripts or makefiles.
Besides retrieving values, it can dump the information in several convenient
ways, like a set of sh exports commands that can be conveniently passed to
eval. It can also use the configuration values to expand template files.
It can also be configured to support virtual configuration values that, if not
present in the config file, are automatically computed from the existing
values. This makes it convenient, for example, to get a "duration" value from
a configuration file that only contains a "start date" and an "end date".
It is also easy to create plugins to provide custom templating systems, export
styles, dynamic values and even custom configuration file parsers.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cfget_0.19-1.1_all.deb 0.19 all Debian Main
cfget - - -


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Type URL
Binary Package cfget_0.19-1.1_all.deb
Source Package cfget

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install cfget deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install cfget




2014-11-15 - Andrey Rahmatullin <>
cfget (0.19-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add Build-Depends: dh-python (Closes: 768762).
2014-10-24 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.19-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Rewritten copyright file to DEP-5 format. Closes: #702487
* Migrated to debdry
* Updated Standards-Version, no changes required.
* Do not install egg-info cruft. Closes: #655000
2010-12-10 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.18-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Allow empty comment lines
- Added Cfget.load_from_env to allow to easily load a working Cfget
object from other python code
- Fixed some exception handling and error reporting during parsing of
2010-08-26 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Fixed a DeprecationWarning with python 2.6
- Allow empty values, treating them as unsets
- Round function returns an int, not a float
2010-07-16 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Fixes to the expression tokenizer
2010-07-15 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Added simple expression support
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
2010-06-16 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.14-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Replace curly braces in keys with the lookup of their content
2010-06-03 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Allow plugins to raise UserError
- Add --debug to show a backtrace for UserErrors
2010-05-27 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Properly handle plugins that generate non-string results
2010-03-29 - Enrico Zini <>
cfget (0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- Allow dynamic queries to query values more than once without triggering
loop detection

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