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Read YAML file from Bash script
#!/bin/sh
parse_yaml() {
local prefix=$2
local s='[[:space:]]*' w='[a-zA-Z0-9_]*' fs=$(echo @|tr @ '\034')
sed -ne "s|^\($s\)\($w\)$s:$s\"\(.*\)\"$s\$|\1$fs\2$fs\3|p" \
-e "s|^\($s\)\($w\)$s:$s\(.*\)$s\$|\1$fs\2$fs\3|p" $1 |
awk -F$fs '{
indent = length($1)/2;
vname[indent] = $2;
for (i in vname) {if (i > indent) {delete vname[i]}}
if (length($3) > 0) {
vn=""; for (i=0; i<indent; i++) {vn=(vn)(vname[i])("_")}
printf("%s%s%s=\"%s\"\n", "'$prefix'",vn, $2, $3);
}
}'
}
#!/bin/sh
# include parse_yaml function
. parse_yaml.sh
# read yaml file
eval $(parse_yaml zconfig.yml "config_")
# access yaml content
echo $config_development_database
development:
adapter: mysql2
encoding: utf8
database: my_database
username: root
password:
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