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Re: not parsing config file correctly

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-30 20:17:45 CEST

dma2005@yahoo.com wrote:

>I think I tried that already but thanks. I'll give it
>a try again. Do I need white space for the actually
>property name?
>
>ex.
>"[general]" - no white space
>some-property = "some property value" -- no white
>space
>
>
>Why cant subversion parse the file looking for
>beginning and ending "[]" and not worrying about
>spaces?
>
>
Because a non-empty line that starts with a space is interpreted as line
continuation.

Subversion's config file format is compatible with the format used by
Python's ConfigParser module. We're not going to change that.

-- Brane

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