Hans Dijkema

NAME

Config::Backend::INI - a .ini file backend for conf

ABSTRACT

Config::Backend::INI is an INI file (windows alike) backend for Conf. It handles a an INI file with identifiers that are assigned values. Identifiers with a '.' (dot) in it, are divided in a section and a variable.

Description

This module uses Config::IniFiles for reading and writing .INI files. Each call to set() or del() will immediately result in a commit to the .ini file.

new(filename) --> Config::Backend::INI

Invoked with a valid filename, will return a Config::Backend::INI object that is connected to this file.

DESTROY()

This function will untie from the ini file.

set(var,value) --> void

Sets config key var to value. If var contains a dot (.), the characters prefixing the '.' will represent a section in the .ini file. Sample:

  $conf->set("section.var","value")

will result in:

  [section]
  var=value

get(var) --> string

Reads var from config. Returns undef, if var does not exist. Returns the value of configuration item var, otherwise.

del(var) --> void

Deletes variable var from the Configuration.

variables() --> list of strings

Returns all variables in the configuraton backend.

SEE ALSO

Config::Frontend.

AUTHOR

Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema, <oesterhol@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2004 by Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under LGPL.