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7.6.32.2 configFileLoad

parse a configuration file

Usage:

 
const tOptionValue* res = configFileLoad( fname );

Where the arguments are:

NameTypeDescription
—–—–————-
fnamechar const*the file to load
returnsconst tOptionValue*An allocated, compound value structure

This routine will load a named configuration file and parse the text as a hierarchically valued option. The option descriptor created from an option definition file is not used via this interface. The returned value is "named" with the input file name and is of type "OPARG_TYPE_HIERARCHY". It may be used in calls to optionGetValue(), optionNextValue() and optionUnloadNested().

If the file cannot be loaded or processed, NULL is returned and errno is set. It may be set by a call to either open(2) mmap(2) or other file system calls, or it may be:


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