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tools (config): log error message if config can't be read
author Goffi <>
date Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:57:36 +0100
parents 003b8b4b56a7
children ad00f61fd9f5
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#!/usr/bin/env python2
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

# SAT: a jabber client
# Copyright (C) 2009-2019 Jérôme Poisson (
# Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Adrien Cossa (

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# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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""" Configuration related useful methods """

import os
import csv
import json
from ConfigParser import SafeConfigParser, DEFAULTSECT, NoOptionError, NoSectionError
from xdg import BaseDirectory
from sat.core.log import getLogger
from sat.core.constants import Const as C
from sat.core.i18n import _
from sat.core import exceptions

log = getLogger(__name__)

def fixConfigOption(section, option, value, silent=True):
    """Force a configuration option value, writing it in the first found user
    config file, eventually creating a new user config file if none is found.

    @param section (str): the config section
    @param option (str): the config option
    @param value (str): the new value
    @param silent (boolean): toggle logging output (must be True when called from
    config = SafeConfigParser()
    target_file = None
    for file_ in C.CONFIG_FILES[::-1]:
        # we will eventually update the existing file with the highest priority,
        # if it's a user personal file...
        if not silent:
            log.debug(_(u"Testing file %s") % file_)
        if os.path.isfile(file_):
            if file_.startswith(os.path.expanduser("~")):
                target_file = file_
    if not target_file:
        # ... otherwise we create a new config file for that user
        target_file = BaseDirectory.save_config_path("sat") + "/sat.conf"
    if section and section.upper() != DEFAULTSECT and not config.has_section(section):
    config.set(section, option, value)
    with open(target_file, "wb") as configfile:
        config.write(configfile)  # for the next time that user launches sat
    if not silent:
        if option in ("passphrase",):  # list here the options storing a password
            value = "******"
        log.warning(_(u"Config auto-update: {option} set to {value} in the file "
                      u"{config_file}.").format(option=option, value=value,

def parseMainConf():
    """look for main .ini configuration file, and parse it"""
    config = SafeConfigParser(defaults=C.DEFAULT_CONFIG)
    except Exception as e:
        log.error(_(u"Can't read main config: {msg}").format(msg=e))
    return config

def getConfig(config, section, name, default=None):
    """Get a configuration option

    @param config (SafeConfigParser): the configuration instance
    @param section (str): section of the config file (None or '' for DEFAULT)
    @param name (str): name of the option
    @param default: value to use if not found, or Exception to raise an exception
    @return (unicode, list, dict): parsed value
    @raise: NoOptionError if option is not present and default is Exception
            NoSectionError if section doesn't exists and default is Exception
            exceptions.ParsingError error while parsing value
    if not section:
        section = DEFAULTSECT

        value = config.get(section, name).decode("utf-8")
    except (NoOptionError, NoSectionError) as e:
        if default is Exception:
            raise e
        return default

    if name.endswith("_path") or name.endswith("_dir"):
        value = os.path.expanduser(value)
    # thx to Brian (
    elif name.endswith("_list"):
        value = csv.reader(
            [value], delimiter=",", quotechar='"', skipinitialspace=True
    elif name.endswith("_dict"):
            value = json.loads(value)
        except ValueError as e:
            raise exceptions.ParsingError(u"Error while parsing data: {}".format(e))
        if not isinstance(value, dict):
            raise exceptions.ParsingError(
                u"{name} value is not a dict: {value}".format(name=name, value=value)
    elif name.endswith("_json"):
            value = json.loads(value)
        except ValueError as e:
            raise exceptions.ParsingError(u"Error while parsing data: {}".format(e))
    return value