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Old 09-12-2014, 11:21 AM   #1
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Config file "cleaner"?


I have to administer Nagios once again. I was wondering if there was such a thing as a config cleaner that can go through a file, remove all the comments,.. and also standardize spacing and tabbing.

So this: http://fpaste.org/133185/41053870/

Would be cleaned up and look like this: http://fpaste.org/133190/41053880/

Is there a standardizer that can do this with minimal research and learning? I don't want to have to sit in a manual for the next two months to clean 4 files.
 
Old 09-12-2014, 11:50 AM   #2
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Code:
cat /path/to/file/to/clean | grep -v "#" | sed '/^$/d' > new.file
may do it.
But "standardize" spacing? What's that?

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I don't want to have to sit in a manual for the next two months to clean 4 files.
ha!
How about throwing me a bone over at https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...er-4175518374/?

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Old 09-12-2014, 11:56 AM   #3
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That almost works,. but doesn't take care of end of line comments, nor the standardized tabbing/spacing.

Sure.
 
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That almost works,. but doesn't take care of end of line comments, nor the standardized tabbing/spacing.

Sure.
Some more clever than I can help with that, I'm sure.
I'm not "that good".
 
  


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