[CentOS] Scriptable way to edit yum .repo files?

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 01:45:31 UTC 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 19:11, Amos Shapira <amos.shapira at gmail.com> wrote:
> I found Perl's Conf::INI module but it expects comments beginning with
> ";", not "#".

Why don't you use Python's ConfigParser? That's what yum itself
actually uses (AFAIK).
http://docs.python.org/library/configparser.html

With that module, you can read a file, modify the objects, and then
write it to a new file.

HTH,
Filipe


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