Iniconf

Synopsis

Read/Write INI-Style configuration files

Special instructions for compiling on VMS

Compiles fine on VMS, but the following patch allows VMS-Style bang (!) comments.

*** iniconf.pm;1

--- iniconf.pm;7

**************

*** 60,65

    Parameter=Value



  Both the hash mark (#) and the semicolon (;) are comment characters.

  Lines that begin with either of these characters will be ignored.  Any

  amount of whitespace may preceed the comment character.



--- 60,66 -----

    Parameter=Value



  Both the hash mark (#) and the semicolon (;) are comment characters.

+ The exclamation point (!) is a comment character if running under VMS.

  Lines that begin with either of these characters will be ignored.  Any

  amount of whitespace may preceed the comment character.



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*** 295,301

    my($lineno, $sect);

    my($group, $groupmem);

    my($parm, $val);

!   my @cmts;

    @errors = ( );



    # Initialize (and clear out) storage hashes

--- 296,302 -----

    my($lineno, $sect);

    my($group, $groupmem);

    my($parm, $val);

!   my ($comments, @cmts);

    @errors = ( );



    # Initialize (and clear out) storage hashes

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*** 320,325

      chop;

      $lineno++;



      if (/^\s*$/) {                            # ignore blank lines

        next;

      }

--- 321,328 -----

      chop;

      $lineno++;



+     $comments = $^O eq 'VMS' ? '^\s*[\#\;\!]' : '^\s*[\#\;]';

+

      if (/^\s*$/) {                            # ignore blank lines

        next;

      }

**************

*** 323,329

      if (/^\s*$/) {                            # ignore blank lines

        next;

      }

!     elsif (/^\s*[\#\;]/) {                    # collect comments

        push(@cmts, $_);

        next;

      }

--- 326,332 -----

      if (/^\s*$/) {                            # ignore blank lines

        next;

      }

!     elsif (/$comments/o) {                    # collect comments

        push(@cmts, $_);

        next;

      }



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Last Update 12-September-1997
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