Augeas 1.2.0

Augeas is a configuration API.
Augeas is a configuration API.

Main features:

  • Augeas is:
  • An API provided by a C library
  • A command line tool to manipulate configuration from the shell (and shell scripts)
  • Language bindings to do the same from your favorite scripting language
  • Canonical tree representations of common configuration files
  • A domain-specific language to describe configuration file formats
  • Augeas goals:
  • Manipulate configuration files safely, safer than the ad-hoc techniques generally used with grep, sed, awk and similar mechanisms in scripting languages
  • Provide a local configuration API for Linux
  • Make it easy to integrate new config files into the Augeas tree

last updated on:
April 18th, 2011, 13:50 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
David Lutterkort
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What's New in version 0.5.3
  • The tree->file transformation can now insert quotes etc. as needed.
  • Path expressions support preceding-sibling and following-sibling axes, to, for example, locate a comment just before or after a specific entry.
  • A much better lens was provided for xorg.conf along with new lenses for inetd.conf and multipath.conf.
  • Augeas now works on AIX.
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